Water pill

What is Water pill?

A diuretic is any substance that promotes the production of urine. This includes forced diuresis. There are several categories of diuretics. All diuretics increase the excretion of water from bodies, although each class does so in a distinct way. Alternatively, an antidiuretic such as vasopressin, or antidiuretic hormone, is an agent or drug which reduces the excretion of water in urine.

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do you have to take a water pill with blood pressure medicine? If you have a retention of water will it hurt you?...

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Brief Answer:
You can / it hurts not

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It is not a must – to take water pills with blood...

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I HAD A ROTATOR CUFF OPERATION ON 1/11/2013 AND I RETAINED WATER IN MY LEGS FEET AND HANDS. MY INTERNIST PUT ME ON WATER PILLS AND POTASSIUM PILLS....

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Hi,

You are having severe oedema on feet, legs and hands.

Oaedema caused bullae.

Bullae ruptured at some places leading to erosins with secondary...

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