Edema Topic Guide

Edema Edema: Edema is a condition in which fluid builds up in tissues in certain parts of the body causing swelling, pain, redness, and soreness. There are various types of edema. The most common type is peripheral edema, which affects the arms, legs, ankles, and feet. Edema is caused by many diseases and health problems like water retention, lymphedema, blood clots in the leg.

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Medications:

hydrochlorothiazide and triamterene Hydrochlorothiazide And Triamterene

Hydrochlorothiazide is a thiazide diuretic (water pill). Triamterene is a potassium-sparing diuretic...learn more »

spironolactone Spironolactone

Spironolactone is a potassium-sparing diuretic (water pill) that prevents your body from absorbing too much salt and keeps your potassium levels from getting...learn more »

indapamide Indapamide

Indapamide is a thiazide diuretic (water pill) that helps prevent your body from absorbing too much salt, which can cause fluid retention...learn more »

hydrochlorothiazide Hydrochlorothiazide

Hydrochlorothiazide is a thiazide diuretic (water pill) that is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension)...learn more »

chlorthalidone Chlorthalidone

Chlorthalidone is a thiazide diuretic (water pill) that helps prevent your body from absorbing too much salt, which can cause fluid retention...learn more »

bumetanide Bumetanide

Bumetanide is diuretic that is used to treat fluid retention (edema) in people with congestive heart failure, liver disease, or a kidney disorder such as nep...learn more »

amiloride Amiloride

Amiloride is a potassium-sparing diuretic (water pill) that prevents your body from absorbing too much salt and keeps your potassium levels from getting too ...learn more »

furosemide Furosemide

Furosemide is a loop diuretic (water pill) that prevents your body from absorbing too much salt. This allows the salt to instead be passed in your urine......learn more »