Loop Diuretics Pharmacology
Published January 10, 2019
13 min
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    On this episode, I cover common loop diuretics. They include furosemide, torsemide, and bumetanide.

    Loop diuretics are potent agents that can help in the management of heart failure and ascites.

    Loops diuretics help promote the loss of excessive fluid through the urine.

    A common patient complaint from loop diuretics is that they can cause frequent urination. Because of this, we typically dose these drugs earlier in the day.

    Kidney function and electrolyte monitoring is critical with the use of loop diuretics.

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