Definition of Thiazide

1. Noun. Any of a group of drugs commonly used as diuretics in the treatment of hypertension; they block the reabsorption of sodium in the kidneys.


Definition of Thiazide

1. Noun. Any of a class of diuretic drugs based on a ''benzothiadiazine sulfonamide dioxide'' ¹

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Definition of Thiazide

1. a drug used to treat high blood pressure [n -S]

Medical Definition of Thiazide

1. A group of medications that cause diuresis (loss of water through the kidney). They are frequently used to treat high blood pressure and congestive heart failure. Thiazides can cause low blood potassium levels if dietary potassium or (a potassium supplement) is not taken. Thiazides include hydrochlorothiazide, methyclothiazide, chlorthalidone, bendroflumethiazide, hydroflumethiazide, polythiazide, trichlormethiazide and chlorothiazide. (27 Sep 1997)

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thiazole-4-carboxamide-adenine dinucleotide phosphodiesterase
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Literary usage of Thiazide

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1. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"Total and cardiovascular mortality were significantly lower for the metoprolol group than for the thiazide diuretic group in the whole study population (p ..."

2. Second Report of the Expert Panel on Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of ...by Scott M. Grundy by Scott M. Grundy (1997)
"thiazide diuretics can cause modest and often transient elevations (5-10 mg/dL) in serum total and LDL-cholesterol and serum triglycérides with little or no ..."

3. Diabetes in America by Ronald Aubert (1996)
"Furthermore, diazoxide, a non-diuretic thiazide, has pronounced p-cell inhibitory as well as peripheral ef- Table 5.4 Sites of Action of Drugs or Agents ..."

4. 5th Report Of The Joint National Committee On Detection, Evaluation, And by DIANE Publishing Company (2004)
"Comments * For thiazide and loop diuretics, lower doses and dietary counseling should be used to avoid metabolic changes. ..."

5. The Women's Health and Aging Study: Health and Social Characteristics of edited by Jack M. Guralnik, Linda P. Fried, Eleanor M. Simonsick, Judith D. Kasper, Mary E. Lafferty (1996)
"thiazide diuretic agents and the incidence of hip fracture. N Engl J Med 322:286-2901 Landry JA, Smyer MA, Tubman JG, Lago DJ, Roberts J, Simonson W. (1988) ..."

6. Osteoporosis Research, Education and Health Promotion (1993)
"Recent evidence suggests that thiazide and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs may decrease bone loss. Health Promotion and Health Education ..."

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