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2. 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

3. Hypokalaemia is a recognised adverse effect of thiazide diuretics. What can this cause?

  • DVT
  • Arrythmias
  • Cerebral haemorrhage
  • Pneumonia

4. Symptomatic diuretic-induced gout can be treated by which of the following?

  • Allopurinol
  • Bumetanide
  • Mannitol
  • Calcitriol

5. True or false: osmotic diuretics are freely filtered and reabsorbed?

  • False
  • True

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