Diuril


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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.

Diuril

(dī′ə-rĭl′)
A trademark for the drug chlorothiazide.
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has received approval from the Food and Drug Administration to market chlorothiazide sodium for injection, USE therapeutically equivalent to Diuril (Lundbeck Pharmaceuticals Inc.).
Types of diuretics include thiazides, such as Diuril (chlorothiazide) and Esidrex (hydrochlorothiazide); potassium-sparing diuretics, such as Aldactone (spironolactone); and loop diuretics, such as Lasix (furosemide).
Those products, and their Merck counterparts, are: methyldopa (Aldomet), methyldopa and hydrochlorothiazide (Aldoril), timolol maleate (Blocadren), chlorothiazide (Diuril), and amiloride HC1 and hydrochlorothiazide (Moduretic), all for treating high blood pressure; sulindac (Clinoril) and indomethacin (Indocin), both for treating arthritis; and cyclobenzaprine HC1 (Flexeril), for treating muscle spasms.
Hydrochlorothiazide-containing medicines such as Microzide, Dyazidc and Maxzide, chlorothiazide (Diuril) and chlorthalidone are examples of thiazide diuretics.