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Medical Effect of thiazide diuretics

  1. Mar 13, 2014 #1
    Having a little query that what is the effect of diuretics (both thiazides and loops)
    on GFR ?
    Athough katzung 12th edi. says loops _ no effect on gfr, but it is silent on thiazides ?
    no thiazides are given when GFR <30ml/min except metolazone while loop diuretics are given in
    heart failure with compromised renal functions(failure). why??
     
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  3. May 4, 2014 #2

    Greg Bernhardt

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    I'm sorry you are not finding help at the moment. Is there any additional information you can share with us?
     
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