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A diuretic drug that is taken by mouth.
a diuretic pill.
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|Noun||1.||water pill - any substance that tends to increase the flow of urine, which causes the body to get rid of excess water|
chlorthalidone, Hygroton, Thalidone - 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
drug - a substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic
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