Definition of chlorothiazide in English:

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chlorothiazide

Pronunciation: /ˌklɔːrə(ʊ)ˈθʌɪəzʌɪd/
/ˌklɒrə(ʊ)ˈθʌɪəzʌɪd/

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.

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