Peritubular Capillary: What Is Diuretics?

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Diuretics are drugs that that increases the amount of urine output. Diuretics work by promoting the kidney to excrete salt and water out. This action reduces the volume of the blood an also reduce the amount work the heart has to do. The way that Lasix promotes the kidney to excrete salt and water is that since sodium, chloride and water that is filtered out of the blood is usually reabsorbed into the blood by the peritubular capillaries and the rest is eliminated from the body through urine. Furosemide works by blocking the absorption of sodium, chloride, and water from the peritubular capillaries in the kidney which causes an increase in the urine
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