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Diuretics effect on 24 hour protein

Discussion in 'Internal Medicine and IM Subspecialties' started by the prodogy, Aug 20, 2015.

  1. the prodogy

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    Anyone know if diuretics affect 24 hour urine protein due to increased urinary output?
     
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  3. Raryn

    Raryn Infernal Internist / Enigmatic Endocrinologist
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    Short answer: No.

    Long answer: No. Diuretics don't affect glomelular filtration, just re-absorption further down the nephron.
     
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