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Chlorthalidone


- Indications: 
- 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