indapamide

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in·dap·a·mide

 (ĭn-dăp′ə-mīd′)
n.
A diuretic that inhibits the reabsorption of sodium and chloride by the kidneys, used to treat high blood pressure and edema.

[Probably alteration of indo(le) + (clo)pamide, a diuretic (c(h)lo(ro)- + p(iperidine) + amide).]

indapamide

(ɪnˈdæpəˌmaɪd)
n
(Pharmacology) pharmacol a diuretic used primarily to treat high blood pressure (hypertension)
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Noun1.indapamide - diuretic (trade name Lozal) used in the treatment of hypertension
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