A Comparative Pharmacological Study of Diuretic Drugs

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ISSN: 2347 - 7881
(Volume 4, Issue 10)


Received On: 03/05/2016; Accepted On: 27/05/2016; Published On: 01/10/2016


Bharat Lal Naik, *Chaitanya Prasad Meher
Department of Pharmacology
The Pharmaceutical College (TPC), Tingipali, Barpali, Odisha
* chaitanyameher84@gmail.com


ABSTRACT: Diuretic are the drugs that promote the output of urine excreted by kidney. The increased excretion of water & electrolytes by the kidney is dependent on 3 different process viz. glomerular filtration, tubular reabsorption & tubular secretion. Diuretic are very effective in the treatment of cardiac oedema, specifically the one related with congestive heart failure(C.H.F). They are extensively used in various type of disorders for ex. Cirrhosis of liver, Hypertension,Nephritic syndrome, diabetes insipidus, nutritional oedema, oedema of pregnancy & also to lower intraocular & cerebrospinal fluid pressure. The presented article is based on comprehensive idea about the pharmacology of various diuretic drugs.


How to cite this article: Naik BL, Meher CP; A Comparative Pharmacological Study of Diuretic Drugs; PharmaTutor; 2016; 4(10); 10-20