hydrochlorothiazide

noun
hy·​dro·​chlo·​ro·​thi·​a·​zide | \ ˌhī-drə-ˌklȯr-ə-ˈthī-ə-ˌzīd How to pronounce hydrochlorothiazide (audio) \

Definition of hydrochlorothiazide

: a diuretic and antihypertensive drug C7H8ClN3O4S2

First Known Use of hydrochlorothiazide

1958, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hydrochlorothiazide

hydr- + chlor- + thiazine + -ide

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hydrochlorothiazide

noun
hy·​dro·​chlo·​ro·​thi·​a·​zide | \ -ˌklōr-ə-ˈthī-ə-ˌzīd, -ˌklȯr- How to pronounce hydrochlorothiazide (audio) \

Medical Definition of hydrochlorothiazide

: a diuretic and antihypertensive drug C7H8ClN3O4S2 abbreviation HCTZ

Note: Trademarks for preparations containing hydrochlorothiazide include Benicar HCT, Dyazide, Hyzaar, Maxzide, and Tribenzor.

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