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2. Hyperuricaemia is a recognised adverse effect of thiazide diuretics. Why?

  • Thiazides promot excess uric acid reabsorption
  • Secretion of thiazides competes with uric acid secretion
  • Thiazides blow up uric acid
  • Thiazides prevent uric acid reabsorption

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

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

4. Loop diuretics are commonly used in treating which of the following conditions?

  • Peripheral oedema, pulmonary oedema and congestive heart failure
  • Pulmonary oedema, hypertension and hypokalaemia
  • Peripheral oedema, angina pectoris and stroke
  • Pulmonary oedema, hypertension and diabetes

5. True or false: Spirinolactone's efficacy is enhanced in hyperaldosteronism?

  • True
  • False


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