Diuretic Drugs - BM5 RCR1

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1. Where do loop diuretics usually have their greatest action?

  • Thin ascending loop of Henle
  • Thick ascending loop of Henle
  • Thick descending loop of Henle
  • Thin descending loop of Henle
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2. Where do loop diuretics usually have their greatest action?

  • Thick descending loop of Henle
  • Thick ascending loop of Henle
  • Thin descending loop of Henle
  • Thin ascending loop of Henle

3. What is the mode of action of loop diuretics?

  • Inhibit Na+/K+/Cl- reabsorption, meaning a fewer number of electrolytes remain in the limb lumen and hence a greater volume of water is present in the lumen too
  • Inhibit Na+/K+/Cl- reabsorption, meaning a fewer number of electrolytes remain in the limb lumen and hence a lesser volume of water is present in the lumen too
  • Inhibit Na+/K+/Cl- reabsorption, meaning a greater number of electrolytes remain in the limb lumen and hence a greater volume of water is present in the lumen
  • Inhibit Na+/K+/Cl- reabsorption, meaning a greater number of electrolytes remain in the limb lumen and hence a lesser volume of water is present in the lumen

4. Where do loop diuretics usually have their greatest action?

  • Thick ascending loop of Henle
  • Thin descending loop of Henle
  • Thick descending loop of Henle
  • Thin ascending loop of Henle

5. Which of the following best lists the therapeutic uses for thiazide diuretics?

  • Mild heart failure, hypertension, ascites & oedema
  • Congestive heart failure, hypertension, appendicitis & oedema
  • Congestive heart failure, hypotension, anaemia & oedema
  • Mild heart failure, hypertension, anaemia & oedema

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