Science Quiz / HF & HTN treatment - Potassuium-Sparing Diuretics

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Produce mild diuresis & cause excretion of __ of filtered sodium
Site of action
There are 2 types of potassium-sparing diuretics
Example of sodium channel blocker
These drugs block __ by the principal cells
Thus reducing the potential difference across the cell & reducing __ secretion
Secretion of __ from the intercalated cells is also decreased
Example of an aldosterone antagonist
They are competitive antagonists at aldosterone receptors & thus reduces __ reabsorption
And therefore __ secretion
HintAnswer
The degree of diuresis depends on ___ levels
Use in conjunction with other diuretics in managing __
To maintain normal serum __ levels
They are also used in the treatment of __
Which can be primary (__)
Or secondary as a result of __
They react with __
Increasing the risk of __
Don't give to patients with __
Adverse effects
Amilorone + furosemide is called

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