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Human Pharmacology

Nursing

Quiz 21 :

Diuretic Drugs

Quiz 21 :

Diuretic Drugs

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The location of the mechanism that leads to hypokalemia with many diuretics is located in the:
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Virtually all potassium excreted in the urine is the result of secretion in the collecting tubule. This Na+ reabsorption and K+ excretion is controlled by aldosterone.

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Diuretic resistance after chronic loop diuretic administration is due to:
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Chronic loop diuretic therapy leads to cellular hyperplasia and increased activity of both the Na+/K= -ATPase and Na+-Cl cotransporters.

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Carbonic anhydrase inhibitors promote the excretion of Na+ and HCO3, whereas thiazide diuretics promote:
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Thiazide diuretics promote sodium, chloride, and magnesium while reducing calcium excretion.