Episode 158: You say chlorthalidone I say hydrochlorothiazide
In episode 158, Mike and James work under very distressing conditions (no microphones, colds, Bubonic plague) and discuss the issue of which thiazide should you choose. Evidence, personal experience and values swirl continually through the diatribe. At the end the stress becomes so significant that they both develop high blood pressure and decide to take high dose reserpine.
1) Is hydrochlorothiazide the best thiazide diuretic for hypertension?