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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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Thiazide treatment of rats provokes apoptosis in distal tubule cells.
guidelines for managing hypertension in adult patients with coronary artery disease in 8 years reset the target blood pressure for most of these patients to less than 140/90 mm Hg, and highlighted beta-blockers, renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system blockers, and thiazide diuretics as the mainstays of drug treatment for these patients.
Labetalol hydrochloride tablets may be used alone or in combination with other antihypertensive agents, especially thiazide and loop diuretics.
the best approach would be to advise her lo exercise, watch her sodium intake, and lose weight, as well as to increase her dose of Iisinopril and add a thiazide diuretic to help control her potassium.
These include beta-blockers, thiazide diuretics, corticosteroids, and protease inhibitors.
STOCKHOLM -- An antihypertensive combination of amlodipine plus perindopril was strikingly superior to a combination of atenolol and a thiazide diuretic in a major study that followed nearly 20,000 patients for 5.
The new treatment strategy (the calcium channel blocker, amlodipine, and the angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor, perindopril) was found to offer significant advantages over the older treatment strategy (the beta blocker, atenolol and the thiazide diuretic, bendroflumethiazide), to such an extent that the trial was stopped early.
Case studies in hyponatremic encephalopathy include the postoperative state, thiazide diuretics, extreme exercise and DDAVP[R] use.
beta]-Blockers and thiazide diuretics appear to provide protection against osteoporosis, according to the findings of a case-control study.
Polyuria can be minimized by reducing the lithium dosage, when possible, and with the use of thiazide diuretics (keeping in mind that these drugs can raise lithium levels).
The fourth application relates to "Novel Compositions and Treatment of Type II Diabetes and Hypertension" and claims methods and dosage forms using a thiazolidinedione (glitazone) in combination with a thiazide or thiazide-type diuretic (e.
Thiazide diuretics and ACE-I (Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitor) (or thiazide diuretic and ARB (Angiotensin II Receptor Blocker));