What does hygroton mean?

Definitions for hygroton

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word hygroton.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. chlorthalidone, Hygroton, Thalidonenoun

    a diuretic (trade names Hygroton and Thalidone) used to control hypertension and conditions that cause edema; effective in lowering blood pressure to prevent heart attacks


  1. hygroton

    Chlortalidone, also known as chlorthalidone, is a thiazide-like diuretic drug used to treat high blood pressure, swelling including that due to heart failure, liver failure, and nephrotic syndrome, diabetes insipidus, and renal tubular acidosis. Because chlortalidone is reliably effective in most patients with high blood pressure, it is considered a preferred initial treatment. It is also used to prevent calcium-based kidney stones. It is taken by mouth. Effects generally begin within three hours and last for up to three days. Chlortalidone is more effective than hydrochlorothiazide for prevention of heart attack or stroke.Common adverse effects include low blood potassium, low blood sodium, high blood sugar, dizziness, and erectile dysfunction. Other adverse effects may include gout, low blood magnesium, high blood calcium, allergic reactions, and low blood pressure. Some reviews have found chlortalidone and hydrochlorothiazide to have a similar risk of adverse effects, while other reviews have found chlortalidone to have a higher risk. While it may be used in pregnancy it is a less preferred option. How it works is not completely clear but is believed to involve increasing the amount of sodium and water lost by the kidneys.Chlortalidone was patented in 1957 and came into medical use in 1960. It is on the World Health Organization's List of Essential Medicines. It is available as a generic medication. In 2020, it was the 133rd most commonly prescribed medication in the United States, with more than 4 million prescriptions.


  1. hygroton

    There seems to be no valid definition for "hygroton" in the existing English language dictionaries or professional terminology. It could be a misspelling or a highly-specific term within a certain field. Please provide more context.


  1. Hygroton

    Hygroton is a trademark of Novartis Pharmaceuticals for Chlorthalidone, an antihypertensive diuretic based on Thiazide. Other drugs in this category include Bendroflumethiazide, Chlorothiazide, Hydrochlorothiazide, Hydroflumethiazide, Methyclothiazide, Metolazone, Polythiazide, Quinethazone, and Trichlormethiazide. It is not marketed by Novartis Pharmaceuticals UK 1)

Matched Categories

How to pronounce hygroton?

How to say hygroton in sign language?


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hygroton in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hygroton in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5


Find a translation for the hygroton definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"hygroton." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2023. Web. 21 Sep. 2023. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/hygroton>.

Discuss these hygroton definitions with the community:


    Are we missing a good definition for hygroton? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Image or illustration of


    Credit »

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Browse Definitions.net


    Are you a words master?

    the part of the alimentary canal between the stomach and the anus
    • A. integrity
    • B. bowel
    • C. endeavor
    • D. empire

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for hygroton: