- 1 Overview
- 2 Usage
- 3 Frequently Asked Questions
- 4 How Do I Take It?
- 5 Precautions
- 6 Common Side-Effects
- 7 Rare Side-Effects
- 8 Disease Interactions
- 9 Technical Classification
- 10 Storage Conditions
- 11 Available Alternatives
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OverviewHYDROFLUMETHIAZIDE is a Schedule H drug.
Hydroflumethiazide is a thiazide diuretic. It lowers blood pressure and fluid retention in edema by removing the extra water and certain electrolytes from the body. Over time it also works by relaxing blood vessels and improving blood flow. Hydroflumethiazide is used in high blood pressure and edema. It treats edema (fluid overload) associated with heart, liver, kidney or lung disease.
UsageHYDROFLUMETHIAZIDE is generally used to treat: Blood Pressure, High, Edema
Frequently Asked QuestionsQ: Is it safe on my liver?
A: Not Safe
Q: Is it safe on my kidney?
A: Check with your Doctor first
Q: Can I take it with alcohol?
A: Not Safe
Q: Is it safe for children?
A: Not Advised for age < 18yrs
Q: Can it be taken during pregnancy?
A: Not enough studies to prove Risk – Ask your Doctor
How Do I Take It?HYDROFLUMETHIAZIDE is generally taken With Food.
Route of Administration: Oral
PrecautionsCaution should be exercised in patients with the history of fluid and electrolyte disturbances, cirrhosis, gout, diabetes, elderly, heart, kidney or liver impairment, anuria, Addison’s disease, during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Monitor blood glucose level in patients taking anti-diabetic drugs. It may cause blurred vision or dizziness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication. Avoid excess dosage.
Common Side-EffectsHYDROFLUMETHIAZIDE : Bone Marrow Suppression, Anemia, Blood Pressure, Low, Loss Of Appetite, Nausea, Vomit, Constipation, Dizziness, Fainting, Head Headache, Eyes Yellow Eyes, Easy Bruising
Rare Side-EffectsHYDROFLUMETHIAZIDE : Skin Rash, Hives, Fever, Body Muscle Cramps Or Spasms (painful), Weakness (generalized), Restless Or Irritability
Disease InteractionsHYDROFLUMETHIAZIDE can interfere with: Anuria, Diarrhoea, Hypokalemia, Hyperaldosteronism, Hyponatremia, Magnesium Deficiency, Malnutrition, Vomiting, Heart Arrhythmias, Acute Liver Failure, Lupus Erythematosus, Acute Renal Failure, Asthma, Diabetes Mellitus, Impaired Glucose Tolerance, Hyperlipidemia, Hyperparathyroidism, Gout
Technical ClassificationHYDROFLUMETHIAZIDE is categorized as: THIAZIDE DIURETICS / DIURETICS / CARDIOVASCULAR AGENTS
Storage ConditionsRoom Temperature (Between 15 To 25 C)
Common Drugs with HYDROFLUMETHIAZIDE as Ingredient
|ALDACTIDE TAB||HYDROFLUMETHIAZIDE 25 MG, SPIRONOLACTONE 25 MG|