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

Examples of hydrochlorothiazide in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The polypill used in the study was a combination of a statin called simvastatin, a beta blocker called atenolol, a diuretic called hydrochlorothiazide and an ACE inhibitor called ramipril. NBC News, 13 Nov. 2020 The lots include losartan potassium tablets and losartan potassium/hydrochlorothiazide tablets. Sara G. Miller, NBC News, 23 Sep. 2019 The pills contained hydrochlorothiazide, a diuretic that can mask other substances. BostonGlobe.com, 7 Sep. 2019 The recall involves losartan and potassium/hydrochlorothiazide combination pills found to contain N-Nitroso-N-methyl-4-aminobutyric acid, or NMBA, according to a notice posted by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Kate Gibson, CBS News, 27 June 2019 Solco and Teva Pharmaceuticals are also recalling their valsartan/hydrochlorothiazide medication. Korin Miller, SELF, 17 July 2018 The substance involved was a diuretic, hydrochlorothiazide, which can be used as a masking agent. Afp, chicagotribune.com, 9 Mar. 2018 Fred has been in trouble in the past, and was banned from football for one year having tested positive for diuretic hydrochlorothiazide in the Copa America in 2015. SI.com, 7 Jan. 2018 Despite this, her doctor diagnosed her with mild high blood pressure and put her on a diuretic called hydrochlorothiazide. Teresa Graedon, The Seattle Times, 11 June 2017

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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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hydrochlorothiazide. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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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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