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What foods or drugs interact with diuretics?

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To avoid a potential problem, tell your doctor and pharmacist all the medicines you are taking, including:

Diuretics are often prescribed with other drugs. If you have more side effects when you take them together, contact your doctor. You may need to change the times you take each one.

  • Herbal preparations
  • Over-the-counter drugs
  • Vitamins
  • Nutrition supplements

From: Heart Disease and Diuretics WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

HeartHealthyWomen.org: "Diuretics in Heart Failure."

MayoClinic.com: "Diuretics."

Texas Heart Institute: "Diuretics."

 

 

Reviewed by James Beckerman on March 02, 2019

SOURCES:

HeartHealthyWomen.org: "Diuretics in Heart Failure."

MayoClinic.com: "Diuretics."

Texas Heart Institute: "Diuretics."

 

 

Reviewed by James Beckerman on March 02, 2019

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