= chlorthalidone; n.
a thiazide diuretic used to treat fluid retention (oedema), ascites due to cirrhosis, high blood pressure (hypertension), and heart failure. It is administered by mouth and may cause a fall in blood pressure on standing up, dizziness, and reduced blood potassium levels.
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