Diuretics effect on 24 hour protein

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

  1. the prodogy

    7+ Year Member

    Joined:
    Feb 21, 2007
    Messages:
    278
    Likes Received:
    2
    Status:
    Pre-Medical
    Anyone know if diuretics affect 24 hour urine protein due to increased urinary output?
     
  2. Raryn

    Raryn Infernal Internist / Enigmatic Endocrinologist
    Physician 10+ Year Member

    Joined:
    Apr 25, 2008
    Messages:
    6,955
    Likes Received:
    5,278
    Status:
    Attending Physician
    Short answer: No.

    Long answer: No. Diuretics don't affect glomelular filtration, just re-absorption further down the nephron.
     
  3. jdh71

    jdh71 epiphany at nine thousand six hundred feet
    Physician 10+ Year Member

    Joined:
    Dec 14, 2006
    Messages:
    66,935
    Likes Received:
    42,680
    Status:
    Attending Physician
    dork
     

Share This Page