bendrofluazide

bendrofluazide

bendrofluazide

Bendroflumethazide, a thiazide DIURETIC drug used to treat high blood pressure (HYPERTENSION) and HEART FAILURE. Brand names are Aprinox, Centyl K and Neo-Naclex. Formulated with beta-blockers it is marketed under the brand names Corgaretic, Prestim, Inderetic and Inderex.

bendroflumethiazide, bendrofluazide

a thiazide diuretic and antihypertensive; it enhances the excretion of sodium and chloride.
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In mild HF, a thiazide diuretic such as bendrofluazide may be effective.
The use of thiazide diuretics such as bendrofluazide in the treatment of nephrogenic DI may initially seem counter-intuitive.
World Bowls has decided there was a legitimate medical reason for the presence of the diuretic bendrofluazide in a urine sample given by a male bowler at the British Isles Championships in Leamington Spa in June.
The international governing body World Bowls has decided there was a legitimate medical reason for the presence of the diuretic bendrofluazide in a urine sample given by a male bowler at the British Isles Championships in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, in June.
The older treatment is a beta blocker (atenolol), to which in the majority of patients a diuretic, bendrofluazide, is added to achieve goal blood pressure.
She paid pounds 5 for a 15-minute session after advising the attendant of her prescription for Bendrofluazide, a common water tablet.
Britain's best-known and most successful woman rider persuaded the Jockey Club's Disciplinary Committee yesterday that the presence of bendrofluazide in the urine sample she provided at Newcastle on March 28 was the result of a prescription drug she had taken.
In the study of Coope and Warrender, which demonstrated a significant reduction in the rate of strokes, 70% of patients in the treatment group received atenolol and 60% received bendrofluazide, although all of them were initially started on atenolol (11).
Here are some of the better-known ones: the anti-ulcer drug and indigestion remedy cimetidine, water tablets like bendrofluazide, the anti-fungal ketoconazole, the heart pill digoxin, beta-blockers like propanolol and the hormonal treatments for prostate cancer (like cyproterone acetate).
Medications on admission included clopidogrel and aspirin which were discontinued preoperatively, ramipril, bendrofluazide and gemfibrozil.
IN DEMAND Top 10 drugs in Scotland by volume: Aspirin (arthritis, heart problems) 2398 Bendrofluazide (high blood pressure) 1869 Salbutamol (asthma, bronchitis) 1750 Atenolol (heart problems) 1748 Co-codamol (painkiller) 1696 Thyroxine sodium (thyroid problems) 1395 Co-proxamol (painkiller) 1314 Amoxycillin (anti-biotic) 1292 Frusemide (lung,liver, kidney disorders) 1115 Lansoprazole (stomach ulcers) 1016
If necessary, bendrofluazide (a thiazide diuretic) could be added from week 8, and doxazosin (an alpha blocker) therapy could be added from week 12 to help patients reach and maintain the target blood pressure goal.