hydrochlorothiazide hydrochlorothiazide


  • (n) a diuretic drug (trade name Microzide, Esidrix, and HydroDIURIL) used in the treatment of hypertension



  1. Reporting in the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers found that when hypertensive patients were given the popular diuretic hydrochlorothiazide, their ability to metabolize .
  2. A study of men and women ages 60 and older revealed that daily low doses (25 mg) of hydrochlorothiazide increase bone mass 1%.


  • Study Finds More Drugs in Our Drinking Water Than Anybody Knew

    Doctors prescribe hydrocodone for pain. They recommend ranitidine for acid reflux, a diuretic called hydrochlorothiazide for congestive heart failure. But you don’t need a prescription to get these drugs in tiny doses. They're found already in our nation's water supply — and, according to an upcoming national study, the largest done so far, in higher amounts than drug companies anticipated. We ...
    on December 12, 2013     Source: Mashable

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