DIURIL Ressources

Application Information

This drug has been submitted to the FDA under the reference 011145/002.

Names and composition

"DIURIL" is the commercial name of a drug composed of CHLOROTHIAZIDE.

Forms

ApplId/ProductId Drug name Active ingredient Form Strenght
011145/002 DIURIL CHLOROTHIAZIDE TABLET/ORAL 500MG **Federal Register determination that product was not discontinued or withdrawn for safety or efficacy reasons**
011145/004 DIURIL CHLOROTHIAZIDE TABLET/ORAL 250MG **Federal Register determination that product was not discontinued or withdrawn for safety or efficacy reasons**
011145/005 DIURIL CHLOROTHIAZIDE SODIUM INJECTABLE/INJECTION EQ 500MG BASE per VIAL
011870/001 DIURIL CHLOROTHIAZIDE SUSPENSION/ORAL 250MG per 5ML

Similar Active Ingredient

ApplId/ProductId Drug name Active ingredient Form Strenght
011145/002 DIURIL CHLOROTHIAZIDE TABLET/ORAL 500MG **Federal Register determination that product was not discontinued or withdrawn for safety or efficacy reasons**
011145/004 DIURIL CHLOROTHIAZIDE TABLET/ORAL 250MG **Federal Register determination that product was not discontinued or withdrawn for safety or efficacy reasons**
011870/001 DIURIL CHLOROTHIAZIDE SUSPENSION/ORAL 250MG per 5ML
084026/001 CHLOROTHIAZIDE CHLOROTHIAZIDE TABLET/ORAL 500MG
084217/001 CHLOROTHIAZIDE CHLOROTHIAZIDE TABLET/ORAL 500MG
084388/001 CHLOROTHIAZIDE CHLOROTHIAZIDE TABLET/ORAL 250MG
085165/001 CHLOROTHIAZIDE CHLOROTHIAZIDE TABLET/ORAL 250MG
085173/001 CHLOROTHIAZIDE CHLOROTHIAZIDE TABLET/ORAL 250MG
085485/001 CHLOROTHIAZIDE CHLOROTHIAZIDE TABLET/ORAL 250MG
085569/001 CHLOROTHIAZIDE CHLOROTHIAZIDE TABLET/ORAL 250MG
086028/001 CHLOROTHIAZIDE CHLOROTHIAZIDE TABLET/ORAL 250MG
086795/001 CHLOROTHIAZIDE CHLOROTHIAZIDE TABLET/ORAL 250MG
086796/001 CHLOROTHIAZIDE CHLOROTHIAZIDE TABLET/ORAL 500MG
086938/001 CHLOROTHIAZIDE CHLOROTHIAZIDE TABLET/ORAL 500MG
086940/001 CHLOROTHIAZIDE CHLOROTHIAZIDE TABLET/ORAL 250MG
087736/001 CHLOROTHIAZIDE CHLOROTHIAZIDE TABLET/ORAL 500MG

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Answered questions

Reconstiuting the drug Diuril, what should be the dose?
A 0.5 grams vial of powdered Diuril is available. Directions for reconstitution state: Add 18 mL of dilutent to yield 28mg in 1 mL. to prepare a dosage of 300mg how many mL of Diuril should you withdrawl from the vial after reconstituing the drug as directed??? Asked by Alaina Daoust 1 month ago.

Set up a proportion: so you have 28mg / 1mL = 300mg / x where x=how many mL you need to draw up in order to get 300mg. Solve the equation for x to get: 10.714 mL (and you could round to 10.7 mL) of reconstituted Diuril needed. Answered by Sally Spence 1 month ago.


3 yr old going to be taking DIURIL 250mb/5ml. . . .?
i meant *250 mg* not mb Asked by Marjory Kallin 1 month ago.

my 3 yr old has too much calcium in her kidneys/ blood/ and urine. also has too much sodium in her urine...and blood in her urine....dr. perscribed Diurel while we figure out whats going on with her...i have read the side effects but what should i expect from someone who has actually taken this? she is only 3 and very VERY petite. Answered by Merlyn Menzer 1 month ago.

The adult version can cause lightheadedness on position change (standing up), dizziness, and sun sensitivity for the skin. It's not a very potent diuretic (and is rarely used for adults) and should have less side effects than similar drugs I'm respectfully withholding comment on the pediatric version as that would be beyond my field of expertise. Answered by Dagny Stencel 1 month ago.


Which thiazide diuretics and related diuretics are the most prescribed??? i am a pharmacy tech student...?
I know that HCTZ is prescribed a lot... But are diuril, Lozol and zaroxolyn prescribed a lot???? Asked by Wilhelmina Anand 1 month ago.

Most often in our clinic pt's are on Lasix, HCTZ,or spironolactone. Or a combination of some sorts. Answered by Marquitta Posch 1 month ago.

I know that dyazide is often prescribed Answered by Kamala Dake 1 month ago.


How do you pronounce demadex, lasix and bumex?
how do you pronounce hydrodiuril, lozol, zaroxolyn, diuril, aldactone, dyazide??? Asked by Chassidy Points 1 month ago.

dem uh dex lay six buu mex' hydro die ur il die ur il zuh rox e lyn al daac tone die uh zide Answered by Wilbert Asante 1 month ago.


I don't know what dosage to give!?
I have a 500 mg vial of Diuril. Directions for reconstituting: Add 18 ml of diluent to yield 28 mg in 1 ml. To prepare a dosage of 300mg how many mL of Diruril should I withdrawl from the vial after I reconstitute it as it's directed?? Asked by Marshall Wiatrak 1 month ago.

r u kidding me you must be the suckiest nurse ever!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Answered by Alana Toon 1 month ago.

are you a nurse? remember desired/stock x vehicle? 300 is your desired dose 500 is your stock dose and you reconstitute it to 18 ml, right? so 300mg/500mg x 18ml would give you, 10.8mL get it? :D Answered by Raleigh Maciasz 1 month ago.

10.7 mL would give you ~300mg (actually 299.6mg) 28mg/mL divide this into 300mg (28mg /1mL = 300mg/XmL) solve: 300x1/28=X mL answer ~10.7 mL Answered by Alexandra Carcamo 1 month ago.


Baby boys and dialted kidneys?
So I went for my 32 week ultrasound and the doctor told me that my baby boy's kidneys were dilated. He said it wasn't enough to worry about that they were just slightly. He also said that boy's kidneys tend to be more dilated than girls usually are.. Has anyone heard or been told this before....Just... Asked by Afton Poleyestewa 1 month ago.

So I went for my 32 week ultrasound and the doctor told me that my baby boy's kidneys were dilated. He said it wasn't enough to worry about that they were just slightly. He also said that boy's kidneys tend to be more dilated than girls usually are.. Has anyone heard or been told this before....Just wondering. Thanks so much. ill pick your best answer tonight! Answered by Fernande Mette 1 month ago.

yes i have heard it one of my twin daughters had what is called multicystic kidney which means has something to do with it being dialated it means that the urine is backed up in the kidney they found it when i was 5 months pregnant and they told me that it would be treated with antibiotics but that wasnt the case for her when she was born it was worse then what they thought it would be her tube that goes to the kidney was severly blocked so she had to have a kidney romoved when she was 4 months old she is now 13 months old but she is on medicine right now that is called diuril but her kidney is doing good so far i dont let it bother me as much as i use to but i still think about it alot i hope with me telling you this it doesnt scare you i just thought i would tell you and her scar is maybe and inch long and she went home a couple hours after surgery and by the next day she was back to being my happy baby girl hope this helps nicole Answered by Catherine Duong 1 month ago.

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What are the benefits of a diuretic?
coffee, jamaica, etc... Asked by Rob Spuhler 1 month ago.

Diuretics, which cause reduction of water and sodium, have been the mainstays of anti-hypertensive therapy.Diuretics are inexpensive and are the drug of choice for most people with hypertension. Diuretics significantly reduce the risk for stroke; they may in fact be the most important anti-hypertensive agent for preventing this brain attack. They also appear to protect against stroke in people without hypertension. They are associated with lower risk for heart attack (although this is not as significant as their protection against stroke). They may protect against blood clots. Diuretics may help reduce the risk for dementia and the rate of fractures in elderly people who have taken them for a long time. Three primary types of diuretics exist: Thiazides. Thiazides often serve as the basis for high blood pressure treatment, either taken alone for mild to moderate hypertension or used in combination with other types of drugs. There are many thiazides and thiazide-related drugs; some common ones are chlorothiazide (Diuril), chlorthalidone (Hygroton), indapamide (Lozol), and hydrochlorothiazide (Esidrix, HydroDiuril). Loop diuretics. Loop diuretics block sodium transport in parts of the kidney; they act faster than thiazides and have a great diuretic effect. It is important therefore to control the medication and avoid dehydration and potassium loss. Loop diuretics include bumetanide (Bumex), furosemide (Lasix), and ethacrynic acid (Edecrin). Potassium sparing agents. Some potassium-sparing diuretics include amiloride (Midamor), spironolactone (Aldactone), and triamterene (Dyrenium). I hope this was helpful,Take Care!!! :) Answered by Luella Paye 1 month ago.

gets out excess fluids if you are retaining them. Answered by Iona Snearly 1 month ago.


Can taking certain medications cause Pancreatitis?
I have read that medications can cause pancreatitis but I have never seen a list of the medications that can. Any help is appreciated. Thanks in advance! Asked by Oleta Navarrette 1 month ago.

Here is a partial listing. Many drugs list pancreatitis as a side effect that aren't listed here. Only 5% of pancreatitis cases is thought to be drug induced. DRUGS ASSOCIATED WITH PANCREATITIS Anti-Convulsants (divalproex Sodium / Depakote) Anti-Infectives (pentamidine / NebuPent) •Anti-Lipemics (simvastatin / Zocor) •Anti-Neoplastics (asparaginase, bexarotene, 6-mercaptopurine) •Anti-Virals (dideoxyinosine / Videx) •Corticosteroids (dexamethazone, hydrocortisone, prednisone) •Diuretics (furosemide / Lasix) •Diuretics (thiazide / Diuril, Enduron) •Hormones (estrogens) •Immunosupresants (azathioprine / Imuran) •GI Tract Drugs (sulfonamides / Urobak, Azulfidine) •Analgesic (acetaminophen /Tylenol, salicylates /Aspirin) •Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitors (Capoten, Vasotec) •Anti-Hypertenisves (methyldopa / Aldomet) •Anti-Infective (metronidazole, tetracyclines, erythromycins, nitrofurantoin) •Anti-Leprotic (dapsone) •Anti-Ulcer cimetidine / Tagamet •Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) (indomethacin / Indocin, piroxicam / Feldene, Naprosyn,) •GI Tract Drugs (sulfasalazine / Azulfidine) Answered by Andria Monges 1 month ago.


Still taking prednisone!?
this new medication im on is making me gain weight like crazy and just when im on a low dose and the weight is getting down the doctor is talking about raising it again! i want to say no...its been three years now and they promised it was temporary. but i get so sick when i dont take it. what do i do? er is there a... Asked by Dominica Aldridge 1 month ago.

this new medication im on is making me gain weight like crazy and just when im on a low dose and the weight is getting down the doctor is talking about raising it again! i want to say no...its been three years now and they promised it was temporary. but i get so sick when i dont take it. what do i do? er is there a way to help the side effects? Answered by Seymour Ferlic 1 month ago.

Tammy, It is a long known side effect with prednisone that it will cause the body to retain fluid. It is not true weight but it is uncomfortable. Talk to your doctor. Ask if you can take any "water pills" like Diuril to get rid of the excess fluid. If there is none, ask about a prednisone substitute that does not cause so much fluid retention. Answered by Edelmira Mignano 1 month ago.

I know where you are coming from. I been taking Prednisons because of my asthma. It's really annoying. And yes I gained weight. There isn't much you can do, but maybe ask for another pill that does the same but hasn't got the same side effects. Answered by Antonietta Rhoden 1 month ago.

it will b egreat if they can get you off the pred. Otherwise, yes it causes wieght gain big time and other cusshings syndrome type symptoms..... You can work on your diet and eat things like veggies to help fill you but its definately a huge struggle..... I hope they can get you on another drug instead to help the inflammation problems which i assume yuou are taking it for.... Take care of yourself..... Answered by Lavonda Accardo 1 month ago.


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