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Diucardin

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DRUG DESCRIPTION

Diucardin (hydroflumethiazide) is an oral thiazide (benzothiadiazide) diuretic-antihypertensive agent.

Diucardin (hydroflumethiazide) is available as 50 mg tablets for oral administration.

Chemical name:  3,4-Dihydro-6-(trifluoromethyl)-2H-1,2,4- benzothiadiazine-7-sulfonamide 1,1-dioxide.

 

Hydroflumethiazide is an odorless white to cream-colored, finely divided, crystalline powder. It has a melting point between 270° and 275° C. Hydroflumethiazide is freely soluble in acetone, soluble in alcohol, and very slightly soluble in water.

The inactive ingredients contained in Diucardin (hydroflumethiazide) tablets are: lactose, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, povidone, and starch.

Last reviewed on RxList: 12/8/2004
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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