Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun 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.

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  • noun Any of a class of diuretic drugs based on a benzothiadiazine sulfonamide dioxide

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  • 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

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[thi(o)– + az(o)– + –ide.]

Examples

  • This also can occur in people taking medications called thiazide diuretics, which are used to treat

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  • Vectical (TM) Ointment should be used with caution in patients with known or suspected disturbances in calcium homeostasis, who are taking calcium or Vitamin D supplements, or who are on medications known to increase serum calcium levels, such as thiazide diuretics.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • That warning also goes for people taking drugs, such as thiazide diuretics, that affect calcium levels.

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  • Vectical (TM) Ointment should be used with caution in patients with known or suspected disturbances in calcium homeostasis, who are taking calcium or Vitamin D supplements, or who are on medications known to increase serum calcium levels, such as thiazide diuretics.

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  • Vectical (TM) Ointment should be used with caution in patients with known or suspected disturbances in calcium homeostasis, who are taking calcium or Vitamin D supplements, or who are on medications known to increase serum calcium levels, such as thiazide diuretics.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • Current guidelines recommend using a "thiazide" water pill, such as hydrochlorothiazide, as the initial treatment for high blood pressure.

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  • The ALLHAT (Antihypertensive and Lipid-Lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial) (2) concluded that thiazide-type diuretics are better than ACE inhibitors and calcium-channel blockers at preventing heart attacks in high-risk people.

    Hyla Cass, M.D.: Is Your Medication Robbing You of Nutrients Part 2: Getting Specific

  • One group took the polypill, which contained the three blood pressure drugs atenolol, ramipril and thiazide; the generic cholesterol drug simvastatin and a baby aspirin.

    'Polypill' slashes heart attack and stroke risk

  • Correction of thiazide-induced hypomagnesemia by potassium-magnesium citrate from review of prior trials.

    Hyla Cass, M.D.: Is Your Medication Robbing You of Nutrients Part 2: Getting Specific

  • For example, a 57-year-old retired schoolteacher, Kathy, was being treated by her internist with three medications: the thiazide diuretic, Diuril, for high blood pressure; Fosamax for osteoporosis; and the beta-blocker, Tenormin, for heart palpitations.

    Hyla Cass, M.D.: Is Your Medication Robbing You of Nutrients?

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