Translation of diuretic in Spanish:

diuretic

diurético, n.

Pronunciation /ˌdʌɪjʊ(ə)ˈrɛtɪk//ˌdaɪjəˈrɛdɪk/

noun

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    diurético masculine
    tea acts as a diuretic el té tiene efectos diuréticos
    • There is also evidence that diuretics and bronchodilators may have a synergistic effect in improving lung mechanics.
    • The mean blood pressure readings were the same for the diuretics and the newer drugs.
    • Recommended drugs for heart failure include ACE inhibitors, beta blockers, and diuretics.
    • ACE inhibitors may be a preferred second drug to add to diuretics if necessary to achieve blood pressure control.
    • Patients with atrial fibrillation also had more drug days for diuretics and for electrolytes.

adjective

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    (properties/effect) diurético
    • You have to be brave, silly or very determined to go out shopping shortly after you've taken your daily dose of diuretic pills.
    • I can only take so many diuretic pills for the condition, and I'm on the maximum dose right now.
    • It may be necessary to increase the diuretic dosage, decrease the beta-blocker dosage or discontinue the beta blocker.
    • It supports natural diuretic action, but does not force water from the body like diuretic pills.
    • A diuretic drug such as thiazide, and a very low salt diet, can help to reduce the amount of urine being made by up to half.