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A drug used to treat high blood pressue and water retention by increasing the volume of water excreted by the kidneys. <ref>http://hcd2.bupa.co.uk/fact_sheets/html/diuretics.html</ref>Amiloride is an example of a diuretic, which is often used to lower blood pressure in those that suffer from [[Liddle Syndrome|Liddle's Disease.]]&nbsp;  
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A drug used to treat high blood pressue and water retention by increasing the volume of water excreted by the kidneys. <ref>http://hcd2.bupa.co.uk/fact_sheets/html/diuretics.html</ref>Amiloride is an example of a diuretic, which is often used to lower blood pressure in those that suffer from [[Liddle Syndrome|Liddle's Disease.]]&nbsp; <ref>Schrier. R. W. Diseases of the Kidney and Urinary Tract (2007) 8th Edition. Volume 1. Philadelphia, Lippincott, Williams &amp; Wilkins.</ref>
  
 
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A drug used to treat high blood pressue and water retention by increasing the volume of water excreted by the kidneys. [1]Amiloride is an example of a diuretic, which is often used to lower blood pressure in those that suffer from Liddle's Disease.  [2]


References

  1. http://hcd2.bupa.co.uk/fact_sheets/html/diuretics.html
  2. Schrier. R. W. Diseases of the Kidney and Urinary Tract (2007) 8th Edition. Volume 1. Philadelphia, Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins.
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