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Chlortalidone



Chlortalidone
Systematic (IUPAC) name
2-chloro-5-(1-hydroxy-3-oxo-1,2-dihydroisoindol-1-yl)- benzenesulfonamide
Identifiers
CAS number 77-36-1
ATC code C03BA04
PubChem 2732
DrugBank APRD00127
Chemical data
Formula C14H11ClN2O4S 
Mol. mass 338.767 g/mol
Pharmacokinetic data
Bioavailability  ?
Protein binding 75%
Metabolism  ?
Half life 40 hours
Excretion Renal
Therapeutic considerations
Pregnancy cat.

C (Au), B (U.S.)

Legal status

POM (UK)

Routes Oral

Chlortalidone (formerly spelled chlorthalidone in the UK) is a thiazide diuretic, used to treat hypertension.

Additional recommended knowledge

It is also available in the UK as a combination product with the beta blocker atenolol as Co-tenidone.


 
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