Drugs Information Online
Drugs and diseases reference index

Drugs and diseases reference index
Search
EN

Diseases reference index «Osmotic diuresis»

Osmotic diuresis is increased urination due to the presence of certain substances in the fluid filtered by the kidneys. (This fluid eventually becomes urine.)

Causes

High blood sugar (glucose) can cause osmotic diuresis, as can medications such as Mannitol.

Comment «Osmotic diuresis»