polythiazide

polythiazide

 [pol″e-thi´ah-zīd]
a thiazide diuretic used as an antihypertensive agent and for treatment of edema.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

polythiazide

A thiazide diuretic used to relieve oedema and treat high blood pressure (HYPERTENSION). A brand name is Nephril.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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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]).