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
Translations

chlorthalidone

n clortalidona
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Among the more common culprits are diuretics (especially thiazides, such as chlorthalidone and hydrochlorothiazide) and beta blockers (atenolol, metoprolol, and propranolol are examples).
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.
Nissen says that there was a time when the diuretic chlorthalidone was typically prescribed at 50 milligram (mg) doses.
He was taking chlorthalidone and losartan for hypertension but took no other prescribed medications or over the counter supplements.
Step 5 * Replace lisinopril-HCTZ with lisinopril 20 mg once daily * Add chlorthalidone 25 mg (1/2 tablet every morning) * Check basic metabolic panel after 1 mo * Increase chlorthalidone to 25 mg every morning if not controlled * Check basic metabolic panel after 1 mo * Still not controlled?
Traces of Chlorthalidone were found following the second one-dayer on November 13 on England's tour of the UAE.
Mahesh G, Giridhar A, Saikumar SJ, Sachin Fegdex Drug-induced acute myopia following chlorthalidone treatment ijo 2007 55:386-388.
The study compared 1,060 adults over age 65 with hypertension who had recently begun taking a thiazide diuretic, such as chlorthalidone (Clorpres, Tenoretic) or hydrochlorothiazide (Capozide, Lopressor) with a similar group who were not taking this type of medication.
Because the compound of sartan drugs and diuretic has better effect than other medication compounds, most sartan and hydrochlorothiazide compound preparations are approved by FDA, including the compound preparation of diuretic chlorthalidone and azilsartan.
Chlorthalidone will become the "sweetheart" or buzz-drug for a while.
Hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ) continues to be the most popular thiazide, although some studies have favored chlorthalidone.
Half took chlorthalidone and half took placebo for 4.