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Noun chlorthalidone has 1 sense
  1. chlorthalidone, Hygroton, Thalidone - a diuretic (trade names Hygroton and Thalidone) used to control hypertension and conditions that casue edema; effective in lowering blood pressure to prevent heart attacks
    --1 is a kind of diuretic drug, diuretic, water pill

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Chlorthalidone is a medication that belongs to the thiazide diuretic class. It is primarily used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) and edema (fluid retention). The medication works by reducing the reabsorption of sodium and water in the kidneys, thereby increasing urine production and promoting elimination of excess fluid from the body.

Sample sentences:

  • The doctor prescribed chlorthalidone to help lower my blood pressure.
  • Chlorthalidone is commonly used in the treatment of congestive heart failure.
  • She experienced a significant reduction in swelling after taking chlorthalidone for a week.
  • The pharmacist warned about possible side effects of chlorthalidone, such as dizziness and electrolyte imbalances.

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