||Neonatal Drug Therapy Manual
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Hydrochlorothiazide and Spironolactone
Thiazide and Potassium Sparing diuretic
- Edema, hypertension
- May improve lung function in BPD patients.
- 2 - 4 mg/kg/day divided in 2 doses
- Endocrine and metabolic: electrolyte abnormalities, hyperglycemia
- Renal: hyperuricemia
Parameters to Monitor:
- Serum electrolytes
- Blood glucose
- Signs of edema
- Urine output
Young TE, Mangum B. Neofax(R). 13th-16th Editions. Raleigh: Acorn Publishing; 2000-2003.
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