Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Indapamide

It is a sulfonamide diuretic. It is a lipid soluble nonthiazide diuretic related to indolines.
Action:
It inhibits the slow component of delayed rectifier potassium current.

Pharmacokinetics:

It has a long duration of action. It is metabolized by the gastrointestinal tract and excreted by the kidneys.


Uses:
It is a thiazide like diuretic used orally and is also used in the treatment of hypertension and edema.
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