Chlorthalidone

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Scientific Name: Chlorthalidone
Brand Name: Edarbyclor, Tenoretic, Thalitone
Company Owner: Abbott laboratories pharmaceutical products div, Ascot hosp pharmaceuticals inc div travenol laboratories inc, Clonmel healthcare ltd, Ivax pharmaceuticals inc, Kv pharmaceutical co, Mutual pharmaceutical co inc, Mylan pharmaceuticals inc, Pioneer pharmaceuticals inc, Pliva inc, Purepac pharmaceutical co, Sandoz inc, Superpharm corp, Teva pharmaceuticals usa inc, Usl pharma inc, Vangard laboratories inc div midway medical co, Warner chilcott div warner lambert co, Watson laboratories inc, Sanofi aventis us llc, Monarch pharmaceuticals inc
Mechanism Of Action Chlorthalidone prevents reabsorption of sodium and chloride through inhibition of the Na+/Cl- symporter in the cortical diluting segment of the ascending limb of the loop of Henle.
Description of the Drug: Chlorthalidone is a diuretic used to treat hypertension or edema caused by heart failure, renal failure, hepatic cirrhosis, estrogen therapy, and other conditions.
Protein Data Bank: Not Available
Source: DrugBank Online – DrugBank.com. Retrieved 2023-01-23 from https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB00310