TITLE

THE USE OF A NEW DIURETIC (POLYTHIAZIDE) IN CONGESTIVE FAILURE AND HYPERTENSION

AUTHOR(S)
Stein, Isidore; Katabi, Ghazi
PUB. DATE
May 1962
SOURCE
Angiology;May1962, Vol. 13 Issue 5, p212
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a discussion related to the use of a new diuretic polythiazide in congestive failure and hypertension. A. series of patients was studied to observe the effect of a new thiazide on their signs of congestive failure and another group with hypertension. Of 17 patients with congestive failure, 16 showed good or fair results. One patient was not helped. Eight of the patients with hypertension showed a definite lowering of their pressure. Four others who were also decompensated did well. It is concluded that polythiazide is a potent diuretic and hypotensive agent in doses of 2 to 4 mg a day, with no distressing side-effects.
ACCESSION #
16370357

 

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