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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. 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.]] 
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A drug used to treat high [[Blood pressure|blood pressure]] and water retention by increasing the volume of [[Water|water]] excreted by the [[Kidneys|kidneys]]&nbsp;<ref>http://hcd2.bupa.co.uk/fact_sheets/html/diuretics.html</ref>.&nbsp;[[Amiloride|Amiloride]] is an example of a [[Diuretic|diuretic]], which is often used to lower [[Blood pressure|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;amp;amp; Wilkins.</ref>.<br>
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Latest revision as of 19:43, 23 November 2010

A drug used to treat high blood pressure 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 &amp;amp; Wilkins.
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