Recommended diuretic causes more side effects than similar hypertension drug

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Due to it’s perceived greater efficacy and the greater body of evidence supporting its use, chlorothalidone is preferred over hydrochlorothiazide for treatment of hypertension. A new study, recently published in JAMA Internal Medicine, may have cast this guideline into doubt.

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