International Urology and Nephrology

, Volume 9, Issue 4, pp 347–352 | Cite as

Extrarenal effects of furosemide on distribution of salt and water

An indirect mechanism of the drug's action?
  • J. Prandota


The relatively scanty literature on the extrarenal effect of furosemide upon the distribution of salt and water in the body is reviewed. The collected data seem to indicate that corticosteroids participate in the natriuretic mechanism of this drug's action.


Public Health Corticosteroid Furosemide Extrarenal Effect 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Prandota
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  1. 1.Department of Pharmacology, Institute of Physiology and PharmacologyMedical AcademyWrocławPoland

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