Diuretics and wound drainage.

  1. Do diuretics cause excess wound drainage? My patient had serous, clear wound drainage and when she took her PRN lasix the drainage increased. I was curious if the two were related. Thank you for all of your NICE feedback!
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  3. by   surferbettycrocker
    where was this draining wound? diuretics work basically in the kidneys so im not quite sure what the connection would be..