Share this entry

Share this page

chlorothiazide

Line breaks: chloro|thia¦zide
Pronunciation: /ˌklɔːrə(ʊ)ˈθʌɪəzʌɪd
 
, ˈklɒ-/

Definition of chlorothiazide in English:

noun

[mass noun] Medicine
A synthetic drug used to treat fluid retention and high blood pressure.
Example sentences
  • Drugs such as alkylating agents, antimetabolites, anticonvulsants, chlorothiazide diuretics and estrogens can inhibit platelet production by suppressing megakaryocyte production. (2,3)
  • Thiazide diuretics, such as chlorothiazide and hydrochlorothiazide, may be excreted unchanged in the urine.
  • Adding metolazone or chlorothiazide 500 mg IV to furosemide may generate additional diuresis.

Definition of chlorothiazide in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day tenebrous
Pronunciation: ˈtɛnɪbrəs
adjective
dark; shadowy or obscure