thiazides


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thiazides

A group of diuretics.
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Losartan has also been evaluated to see whether using it in combination with a thiazide diuretic can reduce the rise in uric acid that occurs with thiazides.
A comparison of the use of loop diuretics and thiazides by patients taking PPIs found that concurrent use of loop diuretics increased serum magnesium reduction (-0.08 mg/dL; 95% CI, -0.14 to -0.02), but thiazides didn't.
Thiazides and similar produce and increase in sodium and lithium reabsorption in the proximal convoluted tubule (where their reabsorption is more relevant).
Each of the four drug classes recommended by the panel produce comparable effects on overall mortality, cardiovascular, cerebrovascular and kidney outcomes with the exception of the heart failure outcome where thiazides had the advantage over the other groups.
The review included medications from the five main classes of antihypertensives, including angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors, angiotensin receptor blockers, beta-blockers, calcium channel blockers and thiazides.
Indeed, thiazides are used in hypercalciuric stone formers because they slightly volume-deplete patients and secondarily increase sodium, chloride, and calcium reabsorption in the TAL.
Coronary artery disease is common in gout, so patients benefit from inexpensive, well-tolerated, and effective treatments like thiazides for hypertension and 81 mg aspirin daily for cardioprotection, Dr.
During the interviews, lasting an average of 16 minutes (range: 9-46 minutes), veterans were asked about their: (1) decision regarding whether or not to initiate a discussion with their provider, (2) conversation with their provider about thiazides, (3) understanding of why they were or were not prescribed a thiazide, (4) opinions of the intervention (Pilling et al.
Thiazides in the prophylactic treatment of recurrent idiopathic kidney stones.
Although thiazides are widely prescribed as the first choice for hypertension, this class of drugs is fraught with a range of significant undesirable side effects.