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Chlorthalidone vs. Furosemide for High Blood Pressure

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Chlorthalidone

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Other Names: Hygroton

Furosemide

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Other Names: Lasix
Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 411 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 0.5 out of 5
Based on 6,029 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Chlortalidone (International Nonproprietary Name/British Approved Name) or chlorthalidone (United States Adopted Name) is a diuretic drug used to treat hypertension, originally marketed as Hygroton in the USA. It is described as a thiazide diuretic... Read more on Wikipedia
Furosemide (International Nonproprietary Name) or frusemide (former British Approved Name) is a loop diuretic used in the treatment of congestive heart failure and edema. It is most commonly marketed by Sanofi-Aventis under the brand name '''Lasix'... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Chrsitian
August 17, 2014
Chrsitian wrote
Weight gain from Steroids (dexadron) Trying to lose weight with Lasix and Ritalin
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By andy
May 20, 2014
andy wrote
furosemide
My doctor has me on 40mg of potassium a day, with my furosemide.
Sue  |  August 13, 2014
Are you taking any potassium supplements? A water pill will drain your potassium and that will make you cramp a lot.
Sue  |  August 13, 2014
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What patients are saying about Chlorthalidone vs. Furosemide

15 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
but my mother takes chlorthalidone.I hope you're able to...
...I've been prone to upper respiratory infections ...be careful.The water pill being HCTZ or furosemide or chlorthalidone? I've been on the first two, but my mother takes chlorthalidone.I hope you...
ACEI. C) Start furosemide. D) Start amlodipine.
...a history of hypertension treated with verapamil and chlorthalidone. His blood pressure today is ...a high-dose ACEI. C) Start furosemide. D) Start amlodipine....
yea, furosemide for bp control? switch to chlorthalidone or...
have him stop smoking. or let him get a stroke, mi, kidney problems, pad, or go blind. then ...can prevent a lot of future harm. and yea, furosemide for bp control? switch to chlorthalidone ...
low, and he suggested we change the water pill to furosemide...
...water pill chlorthalidone 25mg. for ...penna., family doctor prescribed the other drugs. My chloride level was low, and he suggested we change the water pill to furosemide 20mg because...
or Chlorthalidone better for CHF? I realize this answer...
...Lasix or Chlorthalidone better for CHF? I ...some help in future. Lasix (furosemide) and Chlorthalidone work at different places of ...congestive heart failure. Lasix (furosemide) is a loop...
etacrynic acid, furosemide, indapamide, metolazone,...
...include: Acetazolamide, amiloride, bumetanide, canrenone, chlorthalidone, etacrynic acid, furosemide, indapamide, metolazone, spironolactone, thiazides (e.g....
or Chlorthalidone better for CHF? I realize this answer...
...Lasix or Chlorthalidone better for CHF? I ...some help in future. Lasix (furosemide) and Chlorthalidone work at different places of ...congestive heart failure. Lasix (furosemide) is a loop...
day; Metoprolol Tartrate-100mg-twice a day;...
...medications: Lisinopril-20mg/1x day; Chlorthalidone-25mg/1x day; Metoprolol Tartrate-100mg-twice a day; Diltiazem CD-180mg/1x day; Furosemide-40mg/1x day; Hydralazine-50mg/1x day;...
chlorthalidone, spironolactone, or triamterene. There...
...Careful. If you are on a diuretic it is likely to be hydrochlorothiazide, furosemide, chlorthalidone, spironolactone, or triamterene. There are others of course, but less common. 3. Grilled...
etacrynic acid, furosemide, indapamide, metolazone,...
...include: Acetazolamide, amiloride, bumetanide, canrenone, chlorthalidone, etacrynic acid, furosemide, indapamide, metolazone, spironolactone, thiazides (e.g....
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