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thiazide

 [thi´ah-zīd]
any of a group of benzothiadiazinesulfonamide derivatives, typified by chlorothiazide; their primary medicinal use is as diuretics. See thiazide diuretics.

thiazide

/thi·a·zide/ (thi´ah-zīd) any of a group of diuretics that act by inhibiting the reabsorption of sodium in the proximal renal tubule and stimulating chloride excretion, with resultant increase in excretion of water.

thiazide

(thī′ə-zīd′, -zĭd)
n.
Any of a group of drugs that block reabsorption of sodium in the distal tubules of the kidneys, used as diuretics primarily in the treatment of hypertension.

thiazide

any of a group of benzothiadiazinesulfonamide derivatives, typified by chlorothiazide, that act as diuretics by inhibiting the reabsorption of sodium in the proximal renal tubule and stimulating chloride excretion, with resultant increase in excretion of water.
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Loop diuretics, thiazide diuretics, beta-blockers, ARBs, and alpha-blockers were not associated with the risk of NOF development in elderly hypertensive patients.
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Resistant hypertension--defined as inadequate blood pressure (BP) control despite a triple regimen of angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor or angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB), calcium channel blocker (CCB), and thiazide diuretic--affects an estimated 5% to 30% of those being treated for hypertension.
In sum, this case nicely illustrates that if a patient appears as if they are taking a thiazide but are not, they have Gitelman syndrome.
All these guidelines recommend use of thiazide diuretics as the drug of first choice in patients of Stage 1 hypertension without any compelling indications.
Three subclasses of diuretics can be used to treat HTN: loop diuretics, potassium-sparing diuretics, and thiazide diuretics.
More than two-thirds of older adults have high blood pressure in the United States and thiazide diuretics are often recommended as the initial medication for these hypertensive patients.
Hypercalciuria was also found in our patient and thiazide treatment was started.
Use of a thiazide diuretic might warrant decreasing the lithium dose by as much as 50% to prevent toxicity
7] In these patients, ACE-I may be used alone, but are much more effective when combined with thiazide type diuretic or other anti-hypertensive drugs.
One recently updated analysis reported that the effect on falls in the elderly was strongest in the first 3 weeks of a thiazide diuretic prescription (IRR, 2.