Which medications in the drug class Diuretics are used in the treatment of Insulinoma?

Updated: May 31, 2020
  • Author: Zonera Ashraf Ali, MBBS; Chief Editor: Neetu Radhakrishnan, MD  more...
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Diuretics

Used to counteract edema and hyperkalemia secondary to diazoxide and to potentiate its hyperglycemic effect.

Hydrochlorothiazide (Microzide, HydroDIURIL, Esidrix)

Inhibits reabsorption of sodium in distal tubules, causing increased excretion of sodium and water as well as potassium and hydrogen ions.


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