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Magnesium Research


Magnesium and thiazide diuretics Volume 31, issue 4, October-November-December 2018

1 St. Anna Hospital, Medizinische Klinik I, Herne
2 Academy of Micronutrient Medicine, Essen, Germany
* Correspondence: Klaus Kisters. Med. Clinic I, St. Anna Hospital & ESH Excellence Centre, Hospital Str 19 44649 Herne, Germany

Thiazide-type diuretics are the second most commonly prescribed class of antihypertensive medication, and thiazide-related diuretics have increased at a rate greater than that of antihypertensive medications as a whole. For more than five decades, thiazide diuretics (TD), including thiazide-type (e.g., hydrochlorothiazide chlorothiazide) and thiazide-like diuretics (e.g., indapamide, chlorthalidone), have been used for the treatment of hypertension. The latest hypertension guidelines have underscored [...]