Thiazide diuretics are used to lower blood pressure to treat hypertension, edema, hypoglycemia, cirrhosis, and heart failure by causing the kidneys to remove excess water and salt from the body.

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This chart is created by aggregating the total number of claims for the drugs in this class divided by the # of drugs with a specific indication. It is meant to be representative but may not accurately reflect the actual # of prescriptions written to treat a specific condition.

Prices for Popular Thiazide Diuretics

Popularity Brand Name (Generic Name) GoodRx Fair Price Price Trend
Microzide
(hydrochlorothiazide)
7
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Hydrochlorothiazide (Hydrodiuril, Microzide, Oretic, Esidrix) is an inexpensive drug used to treat high blood pressure. It also reduces the swelling and water retention caused by various medical conditions, such as heart, liver, or kidney disease. This drug is more popular than comparable drugs. It is available in multiple brand and generic versions. Generic hydrochlorothiazide is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Diuril
(chlorothiazide)
20
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CHLOROTHIAZIDE is a diuretic. It increases the amount of urine passed, which causes the body to lose salt and water. This medicine is used to treat high blood pressure. It is also reduces the swelling and water retention caused by various medical conditions, such as heart, liver, or kidney disease.
Proglycem
268
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DIAZOXIDE helps to treat low blood sugar when too much insulin is produced.
methyclothiazide
46
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METHYCLOTHIAZIDE is a diuretic. It increases the amount of urine passed, which causes the body to lose salt and water. This medicine is used to treat high blood pressure. It is also reduces the swelling and water retention caused by various medical conditions, such as heart, liver, or kidney disease.

Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

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