Don't Consider a Specific Thiazide the "Clear Winner" for Hypertension

Debate continues over which thiazide to use for hypertension.

It's no surprise that hydrochlorothiazide is the most commonly used thiazide. It's inexpensive...and comes in many useful combos.

But there's still no strong evidence that it reduces CV risk at recommended doses of 12.5 to 25 mg/day.

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