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Diuretics

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Sodium reabsorption in PCT is prevented by:



A Acetazolamide
B Triamterene

C Mannitol
D Ethacrynic acid

Ans. C Mannitol

Mannitol is a pharmacologically inert substance that is freely filtered of glomerulus and not absorbed in appreciable amount. Principal site of action is proximal convoluted tubule. Passive reabsorption of Na+ and CI- is decreased due to progressively increasing concentration gradient.

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