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Hydrochlorothiazide
Essential medicine status
General description

INN
Hydrochlorothiazide
Medicine type
Chemical agent
EML status history
First added in 1977 (TRS 615) for Essential hypertension
Added in 1977 (TRS 615) for Oedema
Added in 1997 (TRS 882) for Heart failure
Therapeutic equivalent for
Recommendations
Section
Antihypertensive medicines
  • Oral > Liquid: 50 mg per 5 mL
  • Oral > Solid: 25 mg; 12.5 mg
Section
Medicines used in heart failure
  • Oral > Liquid: 50 mg per 5 mL
  • Oral > Solid: 25 mg
Indications
Section
Diuretics
  • Oral > Solid: 25 mg
Indications