Table 2

Overview of diuretic substances and dosage
Diuretic Number of patients (%) Median dose (mg) Quartile 1 Quartile 3
Torasemide 1.196 (48) 10 5 20
Furosemide 231 (9) 40 40 80
Hydrochlorothiazide 975 (39) 12.5 12.5 12.5
Chlorthalidone 102 (4) 12.5 12.5 25
Butizide 16 (1) 2.5 2.5 5
Amiloride 97 (4) 5 2.5 5
Spironolactone 403 (16) 25 25 50
Eplerenone 15 (1) 25 25 50
Indapamide 58 (2) 1.5 1.5 1.5
Metolazone 121 (5) 5 2.5 5
Acetazolamide 20 (1) 250 250 500

Arampatzis et al.

Arampatzis et al. BMC Medicine 2013 11:83   doi:10.1186/1741-7015-11-83

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