Diuretics: Mental effects
Last modified: Sunday, 31. May 2009 - 1:53 pm
Diuretics are not a psychoactive drug and have no direct Mental effects. However, abuse and misuse of this medication can lead to severe dehydration, which may lead to headaches and mental confusion.
Because they affect sodium, potassium, and chloride levels in the body, diuretics can trigger electrolyte imbalances. An electrolyte imbalance can cause a variety of neurological symptoms, including confusion, fainting, dizziness, and headache.