Risk is greatest in patients with a lower body mass index and younger age.
Use of either drug is associated with similar incidences of adverse cardiovascular events or death.
Hyponatremia is a relatively common electrolyte abnormality in the general U.S. adult population.
Condition is associated with a 44% increased risk of 30-day mortality.
Researchers have identified risk factors for hospitalizations related to thiazide-associated hyponatremia (HTAH), according to a report in the Journal of Clinical Hypertension (2012;14:158-164).
Hyponatremia is the most common electrolyte abnormality in both children and adults. New research has begun to challenge some traditionally held views regarding this common condition.