Active Ingredient(s): Hydrochlorothiazide, HCTZ
FDA Approved: * February 24, 1959
Pharm Company: * MERCK
Category: Diuretic

Hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ or HCT) is a diuretic medication often used to treat high blood pressure and swelling due to fluid build up.[3] Other uses include treating diabetes insipidus and renal tubular acidosis and to decrease the risk of kidney stones in those with a high calcium level in the urine.[3] Hydrochlorothiazide is less effective than chlortalidone for prevention of heart attack or stroke.[4] [3][5] HC... [wikipedia]

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