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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Diuretics: acetazolamide, amiloride, bumetanide, canrenone, chlorthalidone, etacrynic acid, furosemide, indapamide, metolazone, spironolactone, thiazides, triamterene
Hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ) continues to be the most popular thiazide, although some studies have favored chlorthalidone.
EDARBYCLOR (azilsartan medoxomil and chlorthalidone) is a fixed-dose combination therapy for the treatment of hypertension that combines azilsartan medoxomil and chlorthalidone in a single tablet.
There's a good argument for increased preferential usage of chlorthalidone over hydrochlorothiazide.
Cost-Effectiveness of Chlorthalidone, Amlodipine, and Lisinopril as First-Step Treatment for Patients with Hypertension: An Analysis of the Antihypertensive and Lipid-Lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial (ALLHAT).
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Validation of heart failure events in the Antihypertensive and Lipid Lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial (ALLHAT) participants assigned to doxazosin and chlorthalidone.
Water pills such hydrochlorothiazide (HydroDIURIL and others) and chlorthalidone (Hygroton) prompt the body to excrete water and salt and are often prescribed for treating high blood pressure and heart disease.