Diuretic action of garlic extract in anaesthetised normotensive dogs.

  title={Diuretic action of garlic extract in anaesthetised normotensive dogs.},
  author={T Sharafatullah and Mohammad Ashik Iqbal Khan and S. I. Ahmad},
  journal={JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association},
  volume={36 11},
Intravenous administration of garlic extract (25.9 mg/kg body weight), significantly increases urinary output in dogs, whjch was also found to be dose dependent. The pH of urine was not altered after the administration of garlic extract. Effect of intravenous administration of Furosemide (1.0 mg/kg b. wt.) was also observed for control comparison. It was found that the garlic in high doses (54.0 mg/kg b. wt.) produces almost the same amount of increase in urinary out-put as does furosemide 1.0… CONTINUE READING

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