chlorthalidone

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chlorthalidone

(klɔːˈθælɪdəʊn)
n
(Pharmacology) a diuretic used in the treatment of congestive heart failure and hypertension
[C20: from chlor(o)- + th(iazine) + -al3 + -id(e) + -one]
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Noun1.chlorthalidone - a diuretic (trade names Hygroton and Thalidone) used to control hypertension and conditions that cause edema; effective in lowering blood pressure to prevent heart attacks
diuretic, diuretic drug, water pill - any substance that tends to increase the flow of urine, which causes the body to get rid of excess water
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chlorthalidone

n clortalidona
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The 29-year-old was provisionally suspended by the International Cricket Council (ICC) after he was tested positive for banned substance chlortalidone and was handed over a three-month suspension after he pleaded guilty for breaching the code.
Shah had been provisionally suspended in late December after a tested sample from the bowler revealed the presence of chlortalidone, which is under the category of "diuretics and masking agents" in the World Anti-Doping Agency's list.
Shah was provisionally suspended on December 27 after his "A" sample contained a banned substance - chlortalidone - which is on the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) prohibited list.