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Chlorothiazide

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Introduction

Name

  • Chlorothiazide.

Class of drug

  • Thiazide diuretic.

Description

Chemical name

  • 6-chloro-2H-1,2,4-benzothiadiazine-7-sulfonamide 1,1-dioxide.

Molecular formula

  • C7H6ClN3O4S2.

Molecular weight

296

Physical properties

  • Colorless.

Storage requirements

  • Injectable stable for 24 hours after reconstitution.

Uses

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Indications

Administration

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Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs

Corticosteroids
  • Increased risk of hypokalemia.

Diazoxide

  • Concurrent administration may lead to hyperglycemia and hypotension.

Calcium salts or Vitamin D

  • Risk of hypercalcemia if thiazides are administered concurrently with calcium or Vitamin D   Vitamin D  .

Sulfonamides

  • May potentiate thiazide activity.

Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

Other sources of information

  • Based on Small Animal Formulary. Tennant B (1999) 3rd edn. BSAVA, UK.
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