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A diuretic, C16H16ClN3O3S, that inhibits the reabsorption of sodium and chloride by the kidneys, used to treat high blood pressure and edema.

[Probably alteration of indo(le) + (clo)pamide, a diuretic (c(h)lo(ro)- + p(iperidine) + amide).]
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(Pharmacology) pharmacol a diuretic used primarily to treat high blood pressure (hypertension)
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Noun1.indapamide - diuretic (trade name Lozal) used in the treatment of 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
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The patient was advised to take a low potassium diet and treatment with indapamide 2.5 mg qd was started.
For the patients with unilateral renal artery stenosis with resistivity index > 0.8, we used fixed combinations: angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and diuretic-Perindopril/Indapamide 2.5/0.625 mg; 5/1.25 mg; 10/2.5 mg or angiotensin II receptor antagonists and diuretic-Telmisartan 40 mg; 80 mg and Indapamide 1.5 mg.
KNOW YOUR BLOOD PRESSURE MEDICATIONS MEDICATION POTENTIAL SIDE NAMES EFFECTS DIURETICS: These A potential side Lozol (generic-- increase the effect of extra indapamide); kidney's elimination urination that comes Hygroton of salt, and water, with diuretics is (chlorthalidone); through urine the loss of key HydroDIURILand output.
(5) If a diuretic is to be initiated or changed, NICE recommends chlorthalidone (12.5-25 mg daily) or indapamide (1.5-2.5 mg daily) in preference to HCTZ.
Diuretics, including indapamide or thiazide, were commonly used for combination therapy with equal preference.
Subjects in the study were randomized either to placebo, or to antihypertensive therapy with the diuretic indapamide, with or without the ACE-inhibitor perindopril.
Patients with hypercalciuria refractory to dietary intervention (particularly moderation of salt intake) should be offered treatment with a thiazide or non-thiazide diuretic (hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 to 25 mg bid; chlorthalidone 12.5 to 50 mg daily; indapamide 1.25 to 2.5 mg daily).
She had a history of hypertension for nine years and had been treated with indapamide for the last two years.
They looked at 1 709 patients with a history of stroke or transient ischaemic attack randomised to fixed doses of perindopril and indapamide.
In the ADVANCE study involving 11,140 diabetics, one group received a combination of two BP lowering drugs: the angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor perindopril and the diuretic drug indapamide. The other group received inactive placebos.
Researchers assigned 3,845 adults with systolic BP of 160 mmHg or more to receive either the diuretic indapamide (Lozol) or placebo.