Lasix, Microzide (HCTZ), Zaroxolyn, Aldactone, Diamox and others
Also known as “water pills,” these drugs rid the body of extra water and lower blood pressure.
They're prescribed to treat high blood pressure; swelling of the feet, ankles, and lower legs and fluid in the lungs caused by heart failure; fluid buildup in the abdomen caused by liver damage or certain cancers; and eye conditions such as glaucoma.
Other conditions that may be treated with diuretics include diabetes insipidus, polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), kidney stones, male-pattern baldness in women, and osteoporosis.
Potassium Sparing Diuretics
CoQ10 and Fish Oil: When taken together with diuretics these supplements may have additive blood pressure lowering effects and increase risk for hypotension.
Gingko Biloba: Gingko may reduce the effectiveness of some diuretics.
*Suggested supplements that may support overall health and are not at all intended to replace any prescription medications.
**These supplements listed may have the potential to interact with the drug or drug class. Use caution or avoid these supplements unless approved by your physician or preferred health care provider.