Definition of chlorothiazide in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌklôrōˈTHīəzīd/


A synthetic drug used to treat fluid retention and high blood pressure. It is one of the thiazide diuretics.
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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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Syllabification: chlo·ro·thi·a·zide

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