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diuretics

These increase the output of urine and so reduce body fluid levels.
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(3) Commencing antihypertensive treatments with low-dose thiazide diuretics avoids triggering these mechanisms.
Madam, Thiazide diuretics is a low cost and very effective anti-hypertensive drug.
If you have been prescribed loop or thiazide diuretics, speak to your GP, who may prescribe an additional magnesium supplement.
If you have been prescribed either loop or thiazide diuretics, speak to your GP who may prescribe an additional magnesium supplement.
The most widely prescribed antihypertensive agents in PINNACLE registry patients with TRH were beta-blockers, in 87%; ACE inhibitors, in 72%; calcium channel blockers, in 71%; and thiazide diuretics, in 69%.
If there's no secondary cause that can be addressed, "the first thing to do is check the diuretic, and substitute in a long-acting, thiazide-like diuretic, either chlorthalidone or indapamide." They lower blood pressure more effectively than do the thiazide diuretics, such as chlorothiazide and hydrochlorothiazide.
* Thiazide diuretics, such as chlorothiazide (Diuril) and hydrochlorothiazide (Microzide)
These drugs include alpha-2 receptor agonists and loop diuretics, potassium-sparing diuretics, thiazide diuretics, and combination diuretics, Katherine Levandoski said at the annual meeting of the Society for Investigative Dermatology.
For example, in non-African American patients, thiazide diuretics, calcium channel blockers, angiotensin receptor blockers, and angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors are first-line treatments (Table 3).
Use of thiazide diuretics for hypertension has been complicated by glucose intolerance and hypokalemia which has resulted in them being used in lower doses.
Less than half of the hypertensive subjects were using a single BPLM, and the most common class of BPLM was thiazide diuretics, followed by angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors.