water pill


Definition of water pill

: a diuretic pill

Examples of water pill in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web One factor may be that blood pressure medication is usually taken with a water pill, which reduces fluid and sodium in the body. Joshua Bote, USA TODAY, "Taking blood pressure medicine at this time of day may 'significantly' cut stroke, heart attack risk," 23 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of water pill

1967, in the meaning defined above

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“Water pill.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/water%20pill. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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Medical Definition of water pill

: a diuretic pill

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