Thiazide diuretic


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Thiazide diuretic

A particular class of medication that encourages urine production.
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(13) Loop and thiazide diuretic therapy should be accompanied by oral potassium supplements and patients encouraged to each potassium-rich food such as bananas, citrus fruit, dried fruits and spinach.
Madam, Thiazide diuretics is a low cost and very effective anti-hypertensive drug.
For example, in non-African American patients, thiazide diuretics, calcium channel blockers, angiotensin receptor blockers, and angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors are first-line treatments (Table 3).
Less than half of the hypertensive subjects were using a single BPLM, and the most common class of BPLM was thiazide diuretics, followed by angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors.
In vitro data show that the sympathetic nervous system has a catabolic effect on bones.[sup][18],[19] Therefore, beta-blockers are generally considered to decrease the risk of NOF.[sup][20],[21],[22] Many studies have indicated that beta-blockers are associated with a decreased risk of NOF compared with thiazide diuretics.[sup][20],[21] For example, Schlienger et al .[sup][21] evaluated 30,601 patients and reported that the relative risk of NOF in patients who used beta-blockers was 0.77 (95% CI , 0.72–0.83) compared with those not using beta-blockers or using a thiazide diuretic.
Willie S, a 56-year-old with chronic essential hypertension, has been on an optimally dosed 3-drug regimen of an ACE inhibitor, a calcium channel blocker, and a thiazide diuretic for more than 3 months, but his blood pressure is still not at goal.
Consider a patient taking a thiazide diuretic, would pay Rs.
To begin treatment for HTN in the general non-Black population (including persons with diabetes or younger than age 60), the provider should prescribe a thiazide diuretic, CCB, ACE inhibitor, or ARB (Evidence Level B).
The national observational study, undertaken by a team of researchers at UT Southwestern and the University of California, San Francisco, examined 1,060 adult veterans with hypertension who recently began taking a thiazide diuretic. The study compared them to a similar group of veterans who were not prescribed a thiazide diuretic.
Long term evaluation of combined antihypertensive therapy with lisinopril and a thiazide diuretic in patients with essential hypertension.
If these are contra-indicated, start with a thiazide diuretic (3).