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frusemide and torsemide combination

H A Friedel, M M Buckley
Torasemide (torsemide) is a high-ceiling loop diuretic which acts on the thick ascending limb of the loop of Henle to promote rapid and marked excretion of water, sodium and chloride. Like furosemide (frusemide), its major site of action is from the luminal side of the cell. Torasemide is at least twice as potent as furosemide on a weight-for-weight basis, produces equivalent diuresis and natriuresis at lower urinary concentrations and has a longer duration of action, allowing once-daily administration without the paradoxical antidiuresis seen with furosemide...
January 1991: Drugs
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