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Introduction

Expert Advice

Avoid this medication if:

  • You are allergic to this medicine or its contents.

Consult your doctor if:

  • You are pregnant, planning to have a child, or breastfeeding.
  • You have a medical history of liver disease, breathing disorders (asthma, bronchitis etc.), blood circulation diseases, Myasthenia gravis, thyroid disorders, or an irregular heart rhythm.
  • Your symptoms are getting worse.

 

Be careful about:

  • Taking the medicine timely, in the way that your physician has prescribed. Keep in mind that it may take 10-14 days before effects can be seen.
  • Maintaining blood sugar if you are diabetic, while taking this drug.
  • Check blood sugar levels if you are diabetic, and on medication to treat diabetes. Taking this  drug may make some of the signs of low blood sugar less prominent.
  • Alcohol consumption should be avoided
  • Performing any tasks that require alertness, such as driving, because this drug may cause dizziness. Only perform these tasks if you are confident.

Primary Uses

Hypertension

Indications

This medicine is used in treating or managing angina (chest pain) and hypertension (high blood pressure).

Side Effects

Some patients might experience bradycardia (slow heart rate), dry eyes, rash, fatigue or altered blood sugar levels. If you experience any of these conditions please consult your doctor.

Warnings

Pregnancy

Please consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Lactation

Please consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Driving

Please avoid driving when taking this medicine as it may affect your ability to drive.

Precautions

Please consult your doctor as a precaution before taking this medicine if you have 1st degree AV block (heart disorder), heart failure ,peripheral arterial circulatory disdorder (blood circulation disorder) or diabetes.

Contraindications

Please consult your doctor before taking this medicine if you have any of these conditions; 2nd or 3rd degree AV block without pacemaker (heart disorder) or severe bradycardia (low heart rate)

FAQS

Will this drug cause bleeding?

This drug will not change bleeding tendency, or cause bleeding.

Will this drug cause changes in mood, body temperature, or energy?

Tiredness, cold hands and feet; and headaches/dizziness are all possible side effects of this drug.

Does this medicine affect the heart in any way?

This drug helps to slow down the rate at which the heart pumps blood. This reduces blood pressure, and reduces the load on the heart. This is why it can be used for heart failure patients, and patients with high blood pressure.

Does this drug cause coughing?

Coughing is not a commonly associated side effect of this medicine.

Will this drug make me dizzy?

It is a possible side effect. Try to avoid sudden changes in position, as this may cause dizziness.

Is this medicine safe to use in diabetic patients?

This medicine is safe to use in patients who are on anti-diabetic medication. However, they should keep track of their blood sugar levels. It is important to discuss all your medications with your physician before starting any new medication.

What are the most common side effects of hydrochlorothiazide?

The more common side effects that can occur with hydrochlorothiazide include blood pressure that is lower than normal (especially when standing up after sitting or lying down), dizziness (feeling like sleeping), headache, and weakness.

What is the best time of day to take hydrochlorothiazide?

If you are to take a single dose a day, take it in the morning after breakfast. If you are to take more than one dose a day, take the last dose no later than 6 p.m., unless otherwise directed by your doctor.

Does hydrochlorothiazide make you pee a lot?

Hydrochlorothiazide belongs to a class of medicine known as diuretics water pills. It works by causing you to make more urine. This helps your body get rid of extra salt and water. This medicine also reduces extra fluid in the body (edema) caused by conditions such as heart failure, liver disease, or kidney disease.

How to administer this medicine?

This medicine is mostly used orally. The dose is dependent on the age, condition and its severity.

Can I drink any alcohol at all while taking hydrochlorothiazide?

Drinking alcohol with this medicine can cause side effects.

How to store this medicine?

Please store this medicine at room temperature away from excessive light, moisture, and children.

How long does it take for hydrochlorothiazide to start working?

Pharmacological effects begin in about 2 hours after an oral dose, peaks in 4 hours, and lasts for about 6 to 12 hours.

Disclaimer

Dawaai's intention is to make sure that it's consumers get information that is accurate, reviewed by an expert and error-free. However, the information mentioned here should not be used as a replacement for the advice of a qualified physician. The information given here is for informational purposes only, which may not cover all possible precautions, side effects, contraindications or drug interactions. Consult your doctor and discuss your queries related to any medicine or disease.

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