What is another word for Osmotic Diuretics?

Pronunciation: [ɒzmˈɒtɪk dˌɪjuːɹˈɛtɪks] (IPA)

Osmotic diuretics are a group of drugs that increase the production of urine by increasing the filtration of water in the kidneys. These drugs act by creating an osmotic force which draws water out of the body's tissues and into the bloodstream, resulting in increased urine production. Alternative terms for this drug class include "osmotic agents" or "osmotic diuretic agents". Another commonly used name is "renal osmotic diuretic" which refers to the drug's specific action on the kidneys. These synonyms can all be used to describe the same class of drugs and are used interchangeably within the healthcare industry.

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