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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.


(Pharmacology) a diuretic drug that prevents sodium absorption in the kidneys and is used to treat hypertension


(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


n tiazida
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They lower blood pressure more effectively than do the thiazide diuretics, such as chlorothiazide and hydrochlorothiazide.
Use of thiazide diuretics for hypertension has been complicated by glucose intolerance and hypokalemia which has resulted in them being used in lower doses.
There are different types of diuretics, including thiazide, loop and potassium-sparing diuretics.
Loop diuretics, thiazide diuretics, angiotensin receptor blocker, beta-blocker, and alpha-blocker were not associated with the risk of NOF.
Objective: To study the effect of Magnesium supplementation on lipid profile (TC, HDL, LDL, TG, VLDL) and inflammatory markers (CRP s-VCAM 1) in thiazide administered rats.
It may be used alone or used in combination with other antihypertensive agents, particularly a thiazide diuretic.
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.
The similarities between GS patients and thiazide users are because the mutated NCCT is also the site of action for thiazide diuretics.
Juxtaposing, different guidelines (Table-I) for initial or Stage I therapy for hypertension without compelling indications use of Thiazide Diuretics, Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitors (ACEIs) or Calcium Channel Blockers (CCB) are widely recommended.
This article is part one of a two-part series that will address the five classes of commonly prescribed antihypertensive medications: thiazide diuretics, angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors, angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs), calcium channel blockers (CCBs), and beta blockers.