Hyperglycemic mechanism of furosemide

Expected pharmacological action of

To understand the action of diuretics, it is first necessary to review how the kidney filters fluid and forms urine.

Discovery and Development of Diuretic

In the kidneys, salt (composed of sodium and coride), water, and other small molecules normally are filtered out of the blood and into the tubules of the kidney. Most of the sodium, coride and water that is filtered out of the blood is reabsorbed into the blood before the filtered fluid becomes urine and is eliminated from the body.

Expected pharmacological action of

CV Pharmacology Diuretics

Mild to moderate hypertension, alone or in combo therapy.

Diuretics – Adverse effects - OpenAnesthesia

The connection between diuretics and hyperglycemia involves intracellular K levels.


Hyperglycemic mechanism of furosemide:

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