CHLOROTHIAZIDE is a Schedule H drug.
Chlorothiazide is a thiazide diuretic (water pill) that helps prevent your body from absorbing too much salt, which can cause fluid retention. Chlorothiazide treats fluid retention (edema) in people with congestive heart failure, cirrhosis of the liver, or kidney disorders, or edema caused by taking steroids or estrogen. Chlorothiazide is also used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). Chlorothiazide is a prescription medication used to treat high blood pressure and fluid retention caused by congestive heart failure and other conditions.


CHLOROTHIAZIDE is generally used to treat: Congestive Heart Disease, Cirrhosis, Edema
CHLOROTHIAZIDE can address symptoms like: Irregular Heartbeat, Chest Pain, Difficulty Breathing, Fatigue (tiredness), Feet Swelling, Legs Swelling, Easy Bleeding, Loss Of Appetite, Eyes Yellow Eyes, Body Discoloration

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Is it safe on my liver?
A: Not Safe

Q: Is it safe on my kidney?
A: Not Safe

Q: Can I take it with alcohol?
A: Not Safe

Q: Is it safe for children?
A: Not Advised for age < 6month

Q: Can it be taken during pregnancy?
A: Not enough studies to prove Risk – Ask your Doctor

Q: Is it safe to take for someone breastfeeding?
A: Not Safe

How Do I Take It?

Route of Administration: Oral


  • You should not use chlorothiazide if you are unable to urinate, or if you are allergic to sulfa drugs.
  • You should not use chlorothiazide if you are allergic to itFollow all directions on your prescription label.
  • Your doctor may occasionally change your dose to make sure you get the best results. Do not use this medicine in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.
  • Your doctor may recommend you eat certain foods or take supplements to keep your potassium from getting too low.
  • Follow the diet and medication plan created for you by your doctor or nutrition counselor.Avoid becoming overheated or dehydrated during exercise, in hot weather, or by not drinking enough fluids.
  • Follow your doctor’s instructions about the type and amount of liquids you should drink. In some cases, drinking too much liquid can be as unsafe as not drinking enough.

Symptoms of Overdosage

CHLOROTHIAZIDE over-dosage can result in: Difficulty Breathing, Dizziness, Fainting, Weakness (generalized), Increased Thirst, Confusion, Irregular Heartbeat

Common Side-Effects

CHLOROTHIAZIDE : Muscle Cramp, Restless Or Irritability, Weakness (generalized)

Serious Side-Effects

CHLOROTHIAZIDE : Vomiting, Seizure, Breathlessness, Indigestion, Hives, Irregular Heartbeat, Dizziness, Constipation, Joint Pain, Abdomen Pain, Back Pain, Legs Pain, Black (tar) Colored Stools, Gums Bleeding, Blood Or Red Colored Urine, Bloody Or Red Colored Stools, Eyes Blurred Vision, Chest Pain, Cloudy Urine With Strong Odor, Difficulty Swallowing, Head Headache, Pale Skin, Wheezing, Eyes Discoloration, Weight Gain, Body Discoloration, Bloody Or Red Colored Vomit, Eyes Eye Irritation

Rare Side-Effects

CHLOROTHIAZIDE : Dizziness, Skin Rash, Itchy Skin, Face Swelling, Difficulty Breathing

Disease Interactions

CHLOROTHIAZIDE can interfere with: Anuria, Lupus Erythematosus, Asthma, Diabetes Mellitus, Hyperlipidemia, Hyperparathyroidism

Technical Classification


Storage Conditions

Room Temperature (Between 15 To 25 C)

Available Alternatives

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