Thiazide diuretic


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Thiazide diuretic

A particular class of medication that encourages urine production.
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For African American patients without CKD, first-line treatments should be thiazide diuretics and calcium channel blockers, because angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and angiotensin receptor blockers do not reduce cardiovascular events as effectively.
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.
Juxtaposing, different guidelines (Table-I) for initial or Stage I therapy for hypertension without compelling indications use of Thiazide Diuretics, Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitors (ACEIs) or Calcium Channel Blockers (CCB) are widely recommended.
Karnes and co-authors (2014) found an association between prolonged thiazide diuretic therapy and increased fasting serum glucose.
During a nine month period, 14 percent of older adults prescribed a thiazide diuretic developed a metabolic adverse event, compared with 6 percent of adults not prescribed a thiazide diuretic.
If these are contra-indicated, start with a thiazide diuretic (3).
The incentive was not contingent upon whether a thiazide diuretic was prescribed.
In this country, hydrochlorothiazide is the most commonly prescribed thiazide diuretic.
Adding a thiazide diuretic to an ACE inhibitor can often augment the blood pressure reduction substantially.