polythiazide

polythiazide

 [pol″e-thi´ah-zīd]
a thiazide diuretic used as an antihypertensive agent and for treatment of edema.

polythiazide

/poly·thi·a·zide/ (-thi´ah-zīd) a thiazide diuretic used in the treatment of hypertension and edema.

polythiazide

[-thī·az′īd]
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.

polythiazide

A thiazide diuretic used to relieve oedema and treat high blood pressure (HYPERTENSION). A brand name is Nephril.

polythiazide (pol´ēthī´əzīd´),

n brand name: Renese;
drug class: thiazide diuretic;
action: acts on distal tubule by increasing excretion of water, sodium, chloride, potassium;
uses: edema, hypertension, diuresis.

polythiazide

a diuretic and antihypertensive.
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Specific diuretics Class Drug Comments Thiazide Chlorothiazide Chlorthalidone Thiazide-like in action, not in structure Hydrochlorothiazide Prototypical drug Hydroflumethiazide Indapamide Thiazide-like in action, not in structure Methyclothiazide Metolazone Thiazide-like in action, not in structure Polythiazide Loop Bumetanide Ethacrynic acid Furosemide Torsemide K+-sparing Amioloride Distal tubule [Na.
The class of antihypertensive drugs known as thiazides or thiazide-like diuretics include chlorthalidone (Clorpres[R]), chlorothiazide (Diuril[R]), hydrochlorothiazide (HydroDIURIL[R], Microzide[R]), metolazone (Zaroxolyn[R], Mykrox[R]), and polythiazide (Renese[R]).