and hydrochlorathiozide WHO recommended cost-effective preparations are not available while an expensive analogue indipamide is freely available.
In mild HF, a thiazide diuretic such as bendrofluazide
may be effective.
The use of thiazide diuretics such as bendrofluazide
in the treatment of nephrogenic DI may initially seem counter-intuitive.
The international governing body World Bowls has decided there was a legitimate medical reason for the presence of the diuretic bendrofluazide
in a urine sample given by a male bowler at the British Isles Championships in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, in June.
She paid pounds 5 for a 15-minute session after advising the attendant of her prescription for Bendrofluazide
, a common water tablet.
Britain's best-known and most successful woman rider persuaded the Jockey Club's Disciplinary Committee yesterday that the presence of bendrofluazide
in the urine sample she provided at Newcastle on March 28 was the result of a prescription drug she had taken.
After enrollment, patients were randomly assigned to receive either captopril 50 mg daily given in 1 or 2 doses or conventional antihypertensive treatment with diuretics (hydrochiorothiazide 25 mg or bendrofluazide
Here are some of the better-known ones: the anti-ulcer drug and indigestion remedy cimetidine, water tablets like bendrofluazide
, the anti-fungal ketoconazole, the heart pill digoxin, beta-blockers like propanolol and the hormonal treatments for prostate cancer (like cyproterone acetate).
Such medications included warfarin (17 patients), frusemide (six), NSAID (two), bumetanide, isosorbide mononitrate, cimetidine, bendrofluazide
, thyroxine and gliclazide in one patient each.
Medications on admission included clopidogrel and aspirin which were discontinued preoperatively, ramipril, bendrofluazide
IN DEMAND Top 10 drugs in Scotland by volume: Aspirin (arthritis, heart problems) 2398 Bendrofluazide
(high blood pressure) 1869 Salbutamol (asthma, bronchitis) 1750 Atenolol (heart problems) 1748 Co-codamol (painkiller) 1696 Thyroxine sodium (thyroid problems) 1395 Co-proxamol (painkiller) 1314 Amoxycillin (anti-biotic) 1292 Frusemide (lung,liver, kidney disorders) 1115 Lansoprazole (stomach ulcers) 1016
Analysis of the urine sample Greaves, 32, gave at Newcastle on March 28 this year confirmed the presence of the diuretic bendrofluazide