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Diuretics as Medications for High Blood Pressure

…different types of diuretics, including: * Loop diuretics, such as furosemide (Lasix) and torsemide (Demadex); * Thiazide diuretics, such as hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ) and indapamide (Lozol); * Potassium-sparing diuretics, such as HCTZ plus spironolactone (Aldactazide). * Possible Side Effects of Loop…

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Benefits of Magnesium Supplements for Heart Health

…death. As a result of this study, many physicians now prescribe magnesium supplements and potassium to their patients who must take diuretics. Hydrochlorothiazide is the diuretic most likely to deplete magnesium and potassium levels; newer-generation drugs such as indapamide cause fewer problems. Diet Depletes…

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