chlorothiazide

chlorothiazide
An orally effective diuretic inhibiting renal tubular reabsorption of sodium; used in the treatment of edema due to congestive heart failure, liver disease, pregnancy, premenstrual tension, and drugs; also used as an adjunct in the management of hypertension.
- c. sodium c. suitable for parenteral administration.

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chlo·ro·thi·a·zide .klōr-ə-'thī-ə-.zīd, .klȯr-, -zəd n a thiazide diuretic C7H6ClN3O4S2 that is taken orally or is administered in the form of its sodium salt C7H5ClN3NaO4S2 by intravenous injection esp. in the treatment of edema and hypertension see DIURIL

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chlo·ro·thi·a·zide (klor″o-thiґə-zīd) [USP] a thiazide diuretic, used for treatment of hypertension and edema; administered orally.

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  • chlorothiazide — noun A thiazide diuretic used in the treatment of hypertension and other conditions …   Wiktionary

  • chlorothiazide — chlo·ro·thiazide …   English syllables

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  • chlorothiazide — noun a diuretic drug (trade name Diuril) used in the treatment of edema and hypertension (Freq. 2) • Syn: ↑Diuril • Usage Domain: ↑trade name (for: ↑Diuril) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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