Effect of Hydrochlorothiazide and Chlorthalidone on Recently Diagnosed Hypertensives: A Comparative Approach

The thiazides hydrochlorthiazide and chlorthalidone are the two most commonly prescribed thiazides for hypertension. The usage of chlorthalidone, which is more powerful and has a longer half-life, can help to reduce metabolic abnormalities, particularly hypokalaemia. The primary line of treatment for stable, uncomplicated essential hypertension has been thiazide diuretics, with hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ) being the most…
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August 23, 2021 0