Thiazide

Thiazide is a type of molecule and a class of diuretics often used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure) and edema (such as that caused by heart, liver, or kidney disease). The thiazides and thiazide-like diuretics reduce the risk of death, stroke, heart attack and heart failure due to hypertension. In most countries, the thiazides are the c...
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thiazide

(from the article `pharmaceutical industry`) ...from cardiovascular diseases and stroke, one of the most important developments was the discovery of effective treatments for hypertension (high ... ...anhydrase inhibitor more effective than acetazolamide, chlorothiazide was synthesized by a team of scientists led by Dr. Karl Henry Beyer ...
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thiazide

(thiĀ“ә-zīd) any of a group of benzothiadiazinesulfonamide derivatives, typified by chlorothiazide; their primary medicinal use is as diuretics. See thiazide diuretics.
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thiazide

[n] - any of a group of drugs commonly used as diuretics in the treatment of hypertension
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thiazide

<pharmacology> A group of medications that cause diuresis (loss of water through the kidney). ... They are frequently used to treat high blood pressure and congestive heart failure. Thiazides can cause low blood potassium levels if dietary potassium or (a potassium supplement) is not taken. ... Thiazides include hydrochlorothiazide, methyclot...
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thiazide

noun any of a group of drugs commonly used as diuretics in the treatment of hypertension; they block the reabsorption of sodium in the kidneys
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