Definition of chlorothiazide in English:


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


[mass noun] Medicine
  • A synthetic drug used to treat fluid retention and high blood pressure.
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    • 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.

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