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.



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