chlorothiazide


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chlorothiazide

 [klor″o-thi´ah-zīd]
a thiazide diuretic used in treatment of edema, such as in congestive heart failure or liver disease, as well as of hypertension. Possible side effects include potassium depletion and other electrolyte imbalances; occasionally bone marrow depression with lowering of platelet and leukocyte counts, agranulocytosis, and aplastic anemia may occur.

chlor·o·thi·a·zide

(klōr'ō-thī'ă-zīd),
An orally effective diuretic inhibiting renal tubular reabsorption of sodium; used to treat edema due to congestive heart failure, liver disease, pregnancy, premenstrual tension, and drugs, and as adjunct drugs to manage hypertension.

chlorothiazide

/chlo·ro·thi·a·zide/ (klor″o-thi´ah-zīd) a thiazide diuretic used in the form of the base or the sodium salt to treat hypertension and edema.

chlorothiazide

(klôr′ə-thī′ə-zīd′)
n.
A thiazide diuretic, used also in its sulfate form to treat hypertension, congestive heart failure, and edema.

chlorothiazide

[-thī′əzīd]
a thiazide diuretic chemically related to sulfonamides; an antihypertensive.
indications It is prescribed in the treatment of hypertension and edema.
contraindications Anuria or known hypersensitivity to thiazide medication or to sulfonamide derivatives prohibits its use.
adverse effects Among the more serious adverse reactions are hypokalemia, hyperglycemia, and hyperuricemia. Hypersensitivity reactions may occur.

chlor·o·thi·a·zide

(klōr'ō-thī'ă-zīd)
An orally effective diuretic inhibiting renal tubular reabsorption of sodium; used to treat edema due to congestive heart failure, liver disease, pregnancy, premenstrual tension, and drugs, and as adjunct drug to manage hypertension.

chlor·o·thi·a·zide

(klōr'ō-thī'ă-zīd)
An orally effective diuretic used to treat edema.

chlorothiazide (klor´əthī´əzīd´),

n brand name: Diuril;
drug class: thiazide diuretic;
action: acts on distal tubule by increasing excretion of water, sodium chloride, potassium;
uses: edema and hypertension, diuresis.

chlorothiazide

a thiazide diuretic. Called also Diuril.
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