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Abbreviated form of benzothiadiazides.


Abbreviated form of benzothiadiazides.


A group of drugs used to increase urine output.
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This fact is supported by John W in his study which shows that elderly hypertensive patients are at particular risk because of their tendency to have significantly depressed serum magnesium levels, which decrease even further when treated with thiazide diuretics17.
The phenotype is highly variable and mimics prolonged thiazide administration.
Based on those considerations, "my practice in most patients is to use a thiazide if it helps to control the blood pressure and to adjust the dose of the hypouricemic therapy as needed to reduce the serum urate to the desired level.
This article is part one of a two-part series that will address the five classes of commonly prescribed antihypertensive medications: thiazide diuretics, angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors, angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs), calcium channel blockers (CCBs), and beta blockers.
In addition to advantage of the thiazides over other anti-hypertensive drugs of greater prevention of heart failure, their profound advantage is their cost-effectiveness for treating a life-long disease.
One assessment of outpatient prescription data from the VA from 2003 to 2008 found that although the proportion of patients receiving HCTZ during the period remained stable, the number of new users dropped 30% even as the proportion of thiazide users receiving CTD prescriptions doubled from 1.
The parent study involved a RCT of an intervention designed to encourage hypertensive patients to speak with their provider about obtaining a prescription for a thiazide diuretic.
The UK National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) (2) recommends the use of the thiazide-like drugs in preference to older thiazides, because at lower doses they appear to be of more benefit to clinical outcomes.
Do thiazides prevent recurrent idiopathic renal calcium stones?
They found that adding beta-blockers as the second-line drug, in combination with thiazide diuretics or calcium channel blockers, caused an additional blood pressure reduction.