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  • n. Plural form of thiazide.


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  • People with the highest DASH scores were the least likely to develop kidney stones, regardless of age, sex, BMI (, use of medicines called thiazides, and intake of calories, fluid, caffeine, and alcohol.

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  • Other agents such as alpha blockers, which include many blood pressure and heart drugs including prazosin Minipress and thiazides, may cause either retrograde ejaculation or no ejaculation.

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  • The ones that are cheap but claimed to be “as effective” e.g. thiazides, water pills, but which do NOT work in many people, cause their own set of side effects, worsen glucose tolerance for diabetics etc?

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  • The council was responding to a complaint that a professor of cardiology had claimed in a newspaper interview that government regulations requiring the first line use of thiazides for hypertension meant that doctors might risk "killing" their patients with a "rat poison drug."


  • The news story came after a change in drug regulations made by the Norwegian parliament in 2004, making low dosage thiazides the treatment of first choice for the management of hypertension.


  • Taking thiazides alone was associated with a 20% risk.


  • Strong advocates of ALLHAT's preference for thiazides have put forth what I consider to be a strange argument that I think goes something like this; Yes, thiazides cause more diabetes but it doesn't seem to alter the outcomes.

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  • The patient with the metabolic syndrome which we think is driven by high insulin levels secondary to resistance to insulin in various tissues may also be the person with decreasing numbers of pancreatic beta cells and is already close to having elevated fasting blood glucose levels and have his glucose pushed up a bit by thiazides.

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  • Although the editorialist repeatedly admonishes the readers with references to adhere to the principles of evidence based medicine I think it takes quite a leap of faith- not reliance on evidence, which so far is inadequate- to accept the notion that drug induced diabetes is harmless and somehow the patient with diabetes precipitated by thiazides is immune to the ravages of micro and macro vascular disease.

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  • That thiazides precipitate "benign"diabetes is, in part, the argument made in the recent issue of the Archives of Internal Medicine in an editorial accompanying still another analysis of data from the ALLHAT trial.

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