Difference between revisions of "Diuretics"
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High ceiling/loop diuretic
act on the distal convoluted tubule and inhibit the sodium-chloride symporter
Carbonic anhydrase inhibitors
inhibit the enzyme carbonic anhydrase in the proximal convoluted tubule
increase osmolality and work primarily by expanding extracellular fluid and plasma volume, therefore increasing blood flow to the kidneys