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thiazide

 [thi´ah-zīd]
any of a group of benzothiadiazinesulfonamide derivatives, typified by chlorothiazide; their primary medicinal use is as diuretics. See thiazide diuretics.

thiazide

(thī′ə-zīd′, -zĭd)
n.
Any of a group of drugs that block reabsorption of sodium in the distal tubules of the kidneys, used as diuretics primarily in the treatment of hypertension.
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Thiazide 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).
Thiazide 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 [25], Portugal [26], Spain [27], Mexico [28], and the United States [29].
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].
Thiazide treatment of systemic hypertension: effects on serum magnesium and ventricular ectopic activity.
The phenotype is highly variable and mimics prolonged thiazide administration.
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.
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.