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bendroflumethiazide

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noun ben·dro·flu·me·thi·a·zide \ˌben-drō-ˌflü-mə-ˈthī-ə-ˌzīd\

Medical Definition of bendroflumethiazide

  1. :  a thiazide diuretic C15H14F3N3O4S2 taken orally in the treatment of hypertension often in combination with a beta-blocker (such as nadolol) … hypoglycemic control remained difficult to maintain and required the introduction of diazoxide therapy (100 mg intravenously three times daily), increasing volumes and concentrations of intravenous glucose, and bendroflumethiazide (2.5 mg orally once daily).—Michael J. Seckl et al., The New England Journal of Medicine, 2 Sept. 1999


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