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Can you name the Drugs affecting the kidneys?

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Drug type/ effectDrug nameHints
Increased reabsorption of waterreleased during dehydration, increases blood volume
Converts Angiotensinogen to Angiotensin Ireleased from adrenal cortex during levels of low [NaCl]
Increases rebsorption of Na ionsrelease from adrenal cortex stimulated by Angiotensin II
Decreases [NaCl], blood volume and blood pressuredecreases renin secretion, dilates arterioles and increases capillary permeability
Treats Excess Vasopressin Secretion SyndromInhibits adenyl cyclase conversion to cAMP, therefore decreases water permeability
Loop Diuretics- Bincrease urine volume and Na ion secretion
ETreat Renal failure and Glomerulonephritis
ACEIs- Cprevents Angiotensin I conversion to Angiotensin II
Drug type/ effectDrug nameHints
Thiazides- Bdecreases fluid retention, affects early distal tube
Ctreats glomerulonephritis, hypertension, oedema
Hrecurring stone formation and diabetes insipidus
Potassium sparing diuretics- AAldosterone antagonists, sodium channel blockers
Tmaintain K ion balance
Aldosterone antagonists- Edecrease reabsorption of Na ions
Sprevents aldosterone effects upon sodium channels and pumps
Carbonic Anhydrase Inhibitors- Atreats alkalosis, prevents synthesis of bicarbonate,
Bincrease in sodium and potassium excretion
Osmotic diureticincreases osmotic pressure and decreases reabsorption of water

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