Diuretics and their sites of function. Ahhh, consider the kidney. Inspiration for the kidney bean and the kidney shaped pool. A wonderful little organ which one cannot live without. And yet, I can never remember what goes on in the Loop of Henle!
“ Furosemide aka Lasix is probably the most commonly used diuretic. It is used to reduce body water content (usually by inducing urination) for two conditions: hypertension or edema. It is the treatment for edema associated with congestive heart.