Diuretic medicines

Diuretics

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The Diuretic medicines subcategory of medicines is also known as diuretics and fluid tablets, pills.

Consumers: If you have any questions about medicines, you can speak to one of our pharmacists at NPS Medicines Line by calling 1300 633 424. You can ring Monday to Friday, 9 am to 5 pm, Australian Eastern Standard Time (excluding NSW public holidays). For non-medicine products, further information may also be available from the manufacturer.

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Active ingredients used in diuretic medicines