Definition of loop diuretic in English:

loop diuretic

Line breaks: loop di|ur¦et¦ic

noun

Medicine
  • A powerful diuretic which inhibits resorption of water and sodium from the loop of Henle.
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    • This can be overcome with increased diuretic doses or combination regimens that include both a thiazide diuretic and a loop diuretic.
    • You may need to take a medication called a loop diuretic.
    • Occasionally it may be necessary to use a continuous intravenous infusion of a loop diuretic.

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