- long acting thiazide like diuretic used in hypertension;
- edema associated w/ CHF, cirrhosis, steroid and estrogen therapy;
- Adult: 50-100mg POqd;
- Contraindications: allergy to sulfa drugs;
- Caution with patients w/ impaired hepatic or renal function or SLE;
- Peds: 2mg/kg/dose PO 3 times a week
Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.
Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Wednesday, December 14, 2011 3:56 pm