Medicines For Ascites


Ascites is a conditions in which pathologic fluid collects in the abdominal cavity. The most common cause of ascites is liver cirrhosis as well as peritonitis, heart disease, and hepatitis, Your doctor may diagnose ascites when more than 25 mL of pathologic fluid builds up inside the abdominal cavity.

Diuretic medicines (water pills) such as spironolactone and furosemide help to reduce the fluid frequently used as an adjuvant. A low-sodium diet and drinking less than one liter of fluids per day prevent ascites from recurring.