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thi·a·zide

 (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.

thiazide

(ˈθaɪəˌzaɪd)
n
(Pharmacology) a diuretic drug that prevents sodium absorption in the kidneys and is used to treat hypertension

thi•a•zide

(ˈθaɪ əˌzaɪd, -zɪd)

n.
any of a class of diuretic substances that promote the excretion of sodium and water.
[1955–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.thiazide - any of a group of drugs commonly used as diuretics in the treatment of hypertension; they block the reabsorption of sodium in the kidneys
chlorothiazide, Diuril - a diuretic drug (trade name Diuril) used in the treatment of edema and 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
Esidrix, hydrochlorothiazide, HydroDIURIL, Microzide - a diuretic drug (trade name Microzide, Esidrix, and HydroDIURIL) used in the treatment of hypertension
hydroflumethiazide - diuretic used to treat hypertension and edema
Naqua, trichlormethiazide - diuretic drug (trade name Naqua) used to treat hypertension
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thiazide

n tiazida
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If you're over age 65 and have recently been prescribed a thiazide diuretic, such as chlorothiazide (Diuril) or metolazone (Zaroxolyn), you may be at risk for adverse metabolic events, according to a study in the June 2014 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.
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The national observational study, undertaken by a team of researchers at UT Southwestern and the University of California, San Francisco, examined 1,060 adult veterans with hypertension who recently began taking a thiazide diuretic.
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