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Table 3 Medication administered during hospitalization

From: Hyponatremia during hospitalization and in-hospital mortality in patients hospitalized from heart failure

Medication Non-hyponatremia during hospitalization (n = 362) Hyponatremia during hospitalization (n = 102) P value
Furosemide 95.3 % 95.1 % 0.931
ACEIs or ARBs 77.3 % 64.7 % 0.01
Sparing diuretics 24.3 % 29.4 % 0.296
Amiodarone 15.5 % 22.5 % 0.093
Potassium supplement 55.5 % 53.9 % 0.774
Positive inotropes 9.1 % 31.4 % <0.001
Organic nitrates 62.2 % 54.9 % 0.186
Digoxin 25.1 % 26.5 % 0.785
Aspirin 48.1 % 43.1 % 0.378
Clopidogrel 28.7 % 33.3 % 0.369
Simvastatin 46.4 % 41.2 % 0.348
Heparin 9.1 % 18.6 % 0.007
Warfarin 26.5 % 21.6 % 0.311
CCBs 14.4 % 8.8 % 0.144
Ubiquinone 14.7 % 10.8 % 0.314
Beta blockers 13.5 % 9.8 % 0.318
Laxative agents 40.9 % 38.2 % 0.630
PPIs 14.9 % 22.5 % 0.069
H2RAs 22.1 % 30.4 % 0.083
Allopurinol 18.8 % 20.6 % 0.683
Benzodiazepine 21.8 % 22.5 % 0.876
Insulin 7.5 % 13.7 % 0.049
Oral anti-diabetics 6.6 % 5.9 % 0.786
Antibiotics 35.4 % 71.6 % <0.001
Beta blockers on discharge 10.8 % 12.9 % 0.555
Length of hospital stay 8 (5–12) 11 (8–15) <0.001
In-hospital death 7.7 % 29.1 % <0.001