Liver Damage Symptoms and Medical Problems

Ascites

Salt restriction is often necessary, as cirrhosis leads to accumulation of salt (sodium retention). Diuretics may be necessary to suppress
ascites. Diuretic options for inpatient treatment include aldosterone antagonists (spironolactone) and loop diuretics. Aldosterone
antagonists are preferred for people who can take oral medications and are not in need of an urgent volume reduction. Loop diuretics can be
added as additional therapy.… Read the rest