diuretics (eg bendrofluazide, hydrochlorothiazide and chlorothiazide) and non-thiazides with the same pharmacological actions (eg chlorthalidone and indapamide) block the action of the [Na.sup.+]/ [Cl.sup.-] co-transporter in the distal tubules (Figure 3, E).
diuretics and the risk of osteoporotic fractures in hypertensive patients.
I had suggested that the "THIAZIDES
SHOULD BE THE FIRST LINE DRUG FOR THE TREATMENT OF HYPERTENSION".
On the other side, thiazide
diuretics are more often used in Brazil than in Denmark, Finland, Germany, Norway, Sweden, Netherlands , Portugal , Spain , Mexico , and the United States .
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].
treatment of systemic hypertension: effects on serum magnesium and ventricular ectopic activity.
The phenotype is highly variable and mimics prolonged thiazide
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.
Diuretics (HCTZ)###none###0###No prescription
To begin treatment for HTN in the general non-Black population (including persons with diabetes or younger than age 60), the provider should prescribe a thiazide
diuretic, CCB, ACE inhibitor, or ARB (Evidence Level B).
More than two-thirds of older adults have high blood pressure in the United States and thiazide
diuretics are often recommended as the initial medication for these hypertensive patients.
Hypercalciuria was also found in our patient and thiazide
treatment was started.