Thiazide refers to both a class of sulfur-containing organic molecules and a class of diuretics based on the chemical structure of benzothiadiazine.- Thiazide
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Any substance that promotes diuresis, the increased production of urine.
The antihypertensive actions of some diuretics (thiazides and loop diuretics in particular) are independent of their diuretic effect.
Crystallopathy where a solid piece of material develops in the urinary tract.
If this is not effective enough, thiazide diuretic, citrate, or allopurinol may be taken.
Portion of kidney nephron between the loop of Henle and the collecting tubule.
Thiazide diuretics inhibit Na+/Cl− reabsorption from the DCT by blocking the thiazide-sensitive Na-Cl cotransporter.
American multinational pharmaceutical company headquartered in Rahway, New Jersey.
In the 1950s, thiazide diuretics were developed by Merck scientists Karl H. Beyer, James M. Sprague, John E. Baer, and Frederick C. Novello and led to the marketing of the first drug of this class, chlorothiazide, under the trade name Duiril in 1958.
Diuretic medication often used to treat high blood pressure and swelling due to fluid build up.
It is in the thiazide medication class and acts by decreasing the kidneys' ability to retain water.
Antihypertensives are a class of drugs that are used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure).
Among the most important and most widely used medications are thiazide diuretics, calcium channel blockers, ACE inhibitors, angiotensin II receptor antagonists (ARBs), and beta blockers.
Low level of potassium in the blood serum.
Certain medications can cause excess potassium loss in the urine. Blood pressure medications such as loop diuretics (e.g. furosemide) and thiazide diuretics (e.g. hydrochlorothiazide) commonly cause hypokalemia. Other medications such as the antifungal amphotericin B or the cancer drug cisplatin can also cause long-term hypokalemia. Diuretic abuse among athletes and people with eating disorders may present with hypokalemia due to urinary potassium loss.
Form of diabetes that is characterized by high blood sugar, insulin resistance, and relative lack of insulin.
Some of the medications include: glucocorticoids, thiazides, beta blockers, atypical antipsychotics, and statins.
Condition in which an excessive amount of glucose circulates in the blood plasma.
Certain medications increase the risk of hyperglycemia, including: corticosteroids, octreotide, beta blockers, epinephrine, thiazide diuretics, statins, niacin, pentamidine, protease inhibitors, L-asparaginase, and antipsychotics.
Abnormally elevated levels of any or all lipids or lipoproteins in the blood.
Use of drugs such as thiazide diuretics, beta blockers, and estrogens