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Diuretic, Sulfa-based Diuretic

  • Preparations
  • Related to Sulfa-base
  1. Hypersensitivity to Sulfonamide antibiotics does not confer other sulfa-based agent allergy
    1. May be safe to trial on sulfa-based agent despite prior sulfa antibiotic reaction
    2. Anaphylaxis to sulfa agent in past contraindicates repeat sulfa trial
    3. Strom (2003) N Engl J Med 349: 1628-35 [PubMed]
  2. Sulfa-based Diuretics
    1. Furosemide
    2. Torsemide
    3. Bumetanide
    4. All Thiazide Diuretics
  3. Non-sulfa based agents
    1. Potassium-Sparing Diuretics (e.g. Triamterene, Spironolactone, Amiloride)
    2. Ethacrynic Acid