Potassium-sparing agents are diuretics that work without causing potassium loss in the urine. Potassium-sparing agents are used in the treatment of hypertension, cirrhosis, congestive heart failure, etc. Hyperkalemia, nausea, vomiting, headache, and confusion are some of the side effects of these drugs.
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