Definition of Chlorthalidone

1. Noun. A diuretic (trade names Hygroton and Thalidone) used to control hypertension and conditions that cause edema; effective in lowering blood pressure to prevent heart attacks.

Exact synonyms: Hygroton, Thalidone
Generic synonyms: Diuretic, Diuretic Drug, Water Pill



Medical Definition of Chlorthalidone

1. A diuretic with actions and uses similar to those of the thiazide diuretics even though it does not contain a thiazide ring system. Pharmacological action: antihypertensive agents, diuretics, sulfamyl. Chemical name: Benzenesulfonamide, 2-chloro-5-(2,3-dihydro-1-hydroxy-3-oxo-1H-isoindol-1-yl)- (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chlorthalidone

chlorphentermine hydrochloride
chlorpicrin
chlorproethazine hydrochloride
chlorproguanil hydrochloride
chlorpromazine
chlorpromazines
chlorpropamide
chlorpropamides
chlorpropham
chlorprothixene
chlorpyrifos
chlorpyrifos-oxonase
chlorsulfuron-5-hydroxylase
chlortetracycline
chlorthalidone (current term)
chlorthenoxazin
chlorthiamide
chlorthymol
chlortoluron
chlorurated
chloruresis
chloruret
chloruretic
chlorurets
chloruria
chloryl
chloryls
chlorzoxazone
chloræmia

Literary usage of Chlorthalidone

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1. 5th Report Of The Joint National Committee On Detection, Evaluation, And by DIANE Publishing Company (2004)
"Hydrochlorothiazide or chlorthalidone is generally preferred; were used in most clinical trials. * Higher doses of loop diuretics may be needed for patients ..."

2. Critical Perspectives on Racial and Ethnic Differences in Health in Late Life by Norman B. Anderson, Rodolfo A. Bulatao, Barney Cohen (2004)
"On the basis of this evidence, in the fifth year of the intervention, a decision was made to replace use of hydrochlorothiazide with chlorthalidone (a ..."

3. The Future of Drug Safety: Promoting and Protecting the Health of the Public by Alina Baciu, Kathleen R. Stratton, Sheila P. Burke (2007)
"... used in ALLHAT are about $547 for amlodipine (a calcium-channel blocker) and $83 for chlorthalidone (a low-dose diuretic) (The Medical Letter, 2004). ..."

4. Thin-Layer Chromatography: A Camag Bibliography edited by Dieter Janchen (1992)
"... amiloride hydrochloride, hydrochlorothiazide, chlorthalidone) on silica with ethyl acetate - water 100:1.5 or ethyl acetate - methanol - NH3 85:10:5. ..."

5. Sample Preparation Products Application Bibliography (1993)
"MA, Analysis of chlorthalidone in Biological Fluids by HPLC Using a Rapid Column Cleanup Procedure. ..."

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