DIURETICS DRUGS Briefly describe the mechanism of action, (physiological role of the medication). In order to understand how a medication works, you need to understand the normal physiological processes. Indications for Use (what condition(s) is this drug primarily used to treat? Include information on generation of drug if applicable, i.e. first generation, etc). Cite three (3) Common Trade Names. List common Allergic and Adverse Effects (who should not take this drug and why). Please include any contraindications and/or cross sensitivity reactions (if applicable). Common Dietary considerations and Herbal and/or OTC supplements. Nursing Considerations: discuss implications for special populations (children, older adults, male vs female, etc).