chlorthalidonemedical dictionary

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A diuretic with actions and uses similar to those of the thiazide diuretics even though it does not contain a thiazide ring system.

Pharmacological action: antihypertensive agents, diuretics, sulfamyl.

Chemical name: Benzenesulfonamide, 2-chloro-5-(2,3-dihydro-1-hydroxy-3-oxo-1H-isoindol-1-yl)-

(12 Dec 1998)