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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If they could not, I recommend the use of tried-and-tested antidiabetic agents like metformin and gliclazide, plus a low-dose long-acting diuretic like indapamide or chlorthalidone.
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Several authors from both studies disclosed ties to the pharmaceutical industry; in the Nasrallah study, azilsartan and chlorthalidone (combined with azilsartan) were provided by Takeda Pharmaceuticals.
He finds it important that the subject made a complete recovery after both vadadustat and chlorthalidone were discontinued.
Chlorthalidone was encouraged as the primary thiazide-type diuretic, and amlodipine as the preferred calcium channel blocker.
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The report of interaction cases with thiazides have accumulated since the 70's, particularly with hydrochlorothiazide and chlorthalidone. These diuretics promote a 25% increase in lithium levels (with some cases reporting up to 4-fold rise).
(iii) Chlorthalidone was misspelled in the publication ("chlortalidone")
Among the more common culprits are diuretics (especially thiazides, such as chlorthalidone and hydrochlorothiazide) and beta blockers (atenolol, metoprolol, and propranolol are examples).
Nissen says that there was a time when the diuretic chlorthalidone was typically prescribed at 50 milligram (mg) doses.