Caffein, cranberry juice, and alcohol have this in common
They're natural diuretics
What two things do u use diuretics to treat?
3.K sparing drug
5.Carbonic anhydrase inhibitors
This word means very powerful diuretic
have the highest one
These drugs inhibit Na/K/Cl co-transporters in the ascending loop.
What Im saying is it inhibits their reabsorption
What are 3 side effects of diuretics
***hypochlorimic metabolic acidosis
This class of diuretics inhibit Na/Cl co-transporter in the
2 modes of action of K-sparing drugs:
What are side effects of K-sparing drugs?
Menstrual cycle abnormalities
A hydrophilic thingy which is filtered through the nephron, taking water along with it (
like a sponge
This diuretic blocks carbonic anhydrase in the proximal tubules.
Carbonic anhydrase inhibitors
So really it stops the making of bicarbonate and hydrogen.
So in the end it stops reabsorption of Na+ by cotransport and can cause acidosis.