Diuretics are used quite frequently in the clinical setting. In this podcast episode, we discuss the ins and outs of:

  • Loop diuretics
  • Potassium-sparing diuretics
  • Thiazide diuretics
  • Specialty diuretics

In this brief overview, you’ll learn the most common diuretics used in each of these classes, how they work, what you need to watch for and how you’ll educate the patient.


Holland, L. N. (2003). Core concepts in pharmacology. Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall.