Diuretics for Heart Failure
Why It Is Used
These medicines are used if you have heart failure symptoms of fluid buildup (such as difficulty breathing or swelling in your legs and ankles). Diuretics are often used with ACE inhibitors and may be combined with other medicines.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: April 26, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference Rakesh K. Pai, MD, FACC - Cardiology, Electrophysiology
Margaret Hetherington, PHM, BsC - Pharmacy