Horng H. Chen

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Diuretic Agents

General Diuretics are effective in relieving symptoms and edema in heart failure (HF) and hence, are currently considered to be the first-line treatment for HF. The four main classes of diuretics are: loop diuretics, thiazide diuretics, potassium sparing diuretics, and carbonic anhydrase inhibitors. Loop diuretics are the most widely used diuretics for both outpatient therapy…

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