polythiazide/poly·thi·a·zide/ (-thi´ah-zīd) a thiazide diuretic used in the treatment of hypertension and edema.
a thiazide diuretic.
indications It is prescribed as adjunctive therapy in the treatment of hypertension and edema.
contraindications Anuria or known hypersensitivity to this drug, other thiazides, or sulfonamide derivatives prohibits its use.
adverse effects Among the more serious adverse effects are hypokalemia, hyperglycemia, hyperuricemia, and various hypersensitivity reactions.
polythiazideA thiazide diuretic used to relieve oedema and treat high blood pressure (HYPERTENSION). A brand name is Nephril.
a diuretic and antihypertensive.