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Thalitone is often prescribed for the treatment of high blood pressure and fluid retention. The medicine is a diuretic, which means it increases the amount of salt and water that is removed from the body. This causes a decrease in blood volume, which helps lower blood pressure. The medication comes in tablet form, and is usually taken once a day. Side effects of Thalitone can include electrolyte imbalances, constipation, and low blood pressure.
What Is Thalitone?Thalitone® (chlorthalidone) is a prescription medicine that is used as a diuretic for the treatment of high blood pressure and fluid retention. It is part of a class of medicines known as diuretics.
- Controlling high blood pressure (hypertension)
- Treatment of water retention (edema) due to several causes, including congestive heart failure, cirrhosis, kidney failure (renal failure), and certain medications.