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What should you do before you're prescribed a diuretic?

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Before you’re prescribed a diuretic, tell your doctor if you have diabetes, kidney disease, liver disease, or gout.

Follow the directions on the label. If you’re taking one dose a day, take it in the morning with your breakfast or right after. If you are taking more than one dose a day, take the last one no later than 4 p.m.

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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