This TRC Hot Topic webcast features an expert panel discussion and clinical guidance on using thiazide diuretics for hypertension. Listen as Michael E. Ernst, PharmD, FCCP, BCGP, AHSCP-CHC, and other panelists discuss and answer common clinical questions, including:

  • Why is hydrochlorothiazide commonly used first for hypertension?
  • Do thiazide diuretics reduce CV risk?
  • What differences between thiazide diuretics may impact CV outcomes?
  • What are downsides of chlorthalidone or indapamide?
  • Which thiazide should be used first for hypertension?
  • When should chlorthalidone or indapamide be considered