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hydrochlorothiazide

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noun hy·dro·chlo·ro·thi·a·zide \-ˌklȯr-ə-ˈthī-ə-ˌzīd\

Definition of hydrochlorothiazide

  1. :  a diuretic and antihypertensive drug C7H8ClN3O4S2



Origin and Etymology of hydrochlorothiazide

hydr- + chlor- + thiazine + -ide


First Known Use: 1958


Medical Dictionary

hydrochlorothiazide

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noun hy·dro·chlo·ro·thi·a·zide \-ˌklōr-ə-ˈthī-ə-ˌzīd, -ˌklȯr-\

Medical Definition of hydrochlorothiazide

  1. :  a diuretic and antihypertensive drug C7H8ClN3O4S2—abbreviation HCTZ Trademarks for preparations containing hydrochlorothiazide include Benicar HCT, Dyazide, Hyzaar, Maxzide, and Tribenzor.




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