The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
a complex drug composed of sodium salts of theobromine and salicylic acid. It is used as a vasodilator and diuretic with coronary insufficiency, hypertension, and cardiac and renal edemas. Diuretin is used internally in suspensions and powders.
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