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 (thī′ə-zīd′, -zĭd)
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.

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(Pharmacology) a diuretic drug that prevents sodium absorption in the kidneys and is used to treat hypertension
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(ˈθaɪ əˌzaɪd, -zɪd)

any of a class of diuretic substances that promote the excretion of sodium and water.
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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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n tiazida
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Hydrochlorothiazide (a thiazide diuretic) was the 12th most prescribed drug in the United States in 2018, and furosemide the 15th most prescribed.
Losartan has also been evaluated to see whether using it in combination with a thiazide diuretic can reduce the rise in uric acid that occurs with thiazides.
When she consulted me, I ascertained that her symptoms had begun about a month after she started treatment with a thiazide diuretic for hypertension.
Though, Thiazide diuretic is not primarily used to treat osteoporosis, further researches should be conducted to weigh the risk and benefits of Thiazide diuretic use among hypertensive patients with osteoporosis, and to compare Thiazide with other bone mineralizing agents thus one medication can be used for patients with hypertension and osteoporosis which would also help in increasing the compliance rate.
Michael's Hospital in Toronto, and colleagues used linked clinical and administrative databases to compare clinical outcomes and medication adherence for patients prescribed one angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor or angiotensin II-receptor blocker plus one thiazide diuretic, either as a single-pill FDC or as a multi-pill combination.
The trial found that use of the powerful stain rosuvastatin (Crestor) and/or the combination of the angiotensin 2 receptor blocker (ARB) candesartan plus thiazide diuretic over a six-year period did not increase the risk of erectile dysfunction (ED).
Patients with blood pressure >160/100 mm Hg often are started on a thiazide diuretic with one other medication because a single agent usually does not achieve goal blood pressure.
Blood pressure lowering medication are available at the SUS, freely distributed, and a list of drugs include thiazide diuretic, beta-blocker, ACE inhibitor, and an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB).
An observational study showed that patients using thiazide diuretics for more than one year had a decreased risk of developing hip fractures compared with those who did not use these drugs ( HR , 0.46; 95% CI , 0.21–0.96);[sup][15] the authors concluded that the long-term use of thiazide diuretic decreased the incidence of NOF.
It may be used alone or used in combination with other antihypertensive agents, particularly a thiazide diuretic. Inderal LA is not indicated in the management of hypertensive emergencies.
When a triple regimen of an ACE inhibitor or ARB, calcium channel blocker, and a thiazide diuretic fails to achieve the target blood pressure, try adding spironolactone.