thiazide

noun

thi·​a·​zide ˈthī-ə-ˌzīd How to pronounce thiazide (audio)
-zəd
: any of a group of drugs used as oral diuretics especially in the control of high blood pressure

Examples of thiazide in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Certain diuretics, such as thiazide diuretics have been reported to cause magnesium loss in urine. Allison Futterman, Discover Magazine, 15 May 2024 Zinc can interact with the following medications: blood pressure drugs called ACE inhibitors, quinolone and tetracycline antibiotics, and thiazide diuretics. Allison Futterman, Discover Magazine, 6 Mar. 2024 Some medications like thiazide diuretics may increase the risk of elevated calcium levels when combined with excessive vitamin D intake. Amber Smith, Discover Magazine, 6 Aug. 2023 Both loop diuretics and thiazide diuretics can cause low magnesium levels. Willow Jarosh, Ms, Rd, Health, 27 June 2023 Low sodium levels are extremely common in people taking a diuretic in the thiazide class, like HCTZ. Dr. Keith Roach, oregonlive, 4 Jan. 2023 Some, especially the thiazide class (including HCTZ and chlorthalidone) and loop diuretics (such as furosemide), can cause potassium loss, while others, such as triamterene and spironolactone, raise the serum potassium level. Dr. Keith Roach, oregonlive, 25 Apr. 2022

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Word History

Etymology

thi- + diazine + dioxide

First Known Use

1959, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of thiazide was in 1959

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“Thiazide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thiazide. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

Medical Definition

thiazide

noun
thi·​a·​zide ˈthī-ə-ˌzīd How to pronounce thiazide (audio) -zəd How to pronounce thiazide (audio)
: any of a group of drugs used as oral diuretics especially in the control of high blood pressure

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