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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.
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Mild hyponatraemia occurs in about 20 per cent of people taking diuretics, but severe hyponatraemia (Na+ less than 120mmol/L) is more commonly seen with thiazide diuretics. Symptoms range from mild malaise, lethargy, dizziness and nausea to decreased consciousness, seizures and coma.
Thiazide diuretics directly induce osteoblast differentiation and mineralized nodule formation by targeting a NaCl cotransporter in bone.
Thiazide diuretics and ACE inhibitors were the most frequently used as a single drug, and ACE inhibitors were the BP lowering medications more frequently prescribed, but the rate of hypertension control is insufficient.
The distributions of prescription loop (10.7%) or thiazide diuretics (35.1%), beta-blockers (40.6%), and ACE inhibitors (12.6%) used are shown in [Table 1].
Loop and thiazide diuretics may cause this clinical picture, but the patient was not taking these drugs.
But research suggests that ACE inhibitors and ARBs aren't as effective in African-Americans, so thiazide diuretics and CCBs typically are used instead as first-line therapy in these patients.
The third subclass of diuretics, thiazide diuretics are prescribed to patients with mild or moderate HTN (Vallerand, Sanoski, & Deglin, 2013).
JNC 8 recommends thiazide diuretics and CCBs as first-line therapy--a recommendation that is evidence-based.
Washington, June 17 ( ANI ): Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have found that adults over 65 who have recently begun thiazide diuretics are at a greater risk for developing metabolic-related adverse events.
It may be used alone or given with other classes of antihypertensives, especially thiazide diuretics.
Patients on monotherapy were mostly receiving ACE-I/ARB (25, 65.78%) followed by beta blockers (5, 13.15%), CCBs (4, 0.52%), thiazide diuretics (2, 5.26%) and combined alpha and beta blocker 2 patients (5.26%).