Active Ingredient(s):Chlorothiazide FDA Approved: * September 4, 1958 Pharm Company: *OVATION PHARMS Category:Diuretic
Chlorothiazide, sold under the brand name Diuril among others, is an organic compound used as a diuretic and as an antihypertensive.
It is used both within the hospital setting or for personal use to manage excess fluid associated with congestive heart failure. Most often taken in pill form, it is usually taken orally once or twice a day. In the ICU setting, chlorothiazide is given to diurese a patient in addition to furosemide (Lasix). Working in a sepa...
* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.