Medicine Overview of Bpzide Tablet
Side effects of Bpzide Tablet
Headache, Nausea, Increased blood uric acid, Decreased potassium level in blood, Glucose intolerance, Altered blood lipids.
How to use Bpzide Tablet
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It is better to take Bpzide 12.5mg Tablet with food.
How Bpzide Tablet works
Bpzide 12.5mg tablet is a thiazide diuretic. It lowers blood pressure and fluid retention in edema by removing the extra water and electrolytes from the body.
In Depth Information on Bpzide Tablet
Expert advice for Bpzide Tablet
Do not chew, divide or crush the tablets, swallow it whole with water. Avoid taking hydrochlorothiazide at bedtime because it makes you urinate more often. It is recommended to take in early morning. Drink adequate amount of liquid to avoid becoming dehydrated or overheated. Consult your doctor if you experience any of these side effects: dryness of mouth, thirst, weakness, lethargy, drowsiness, restlessness, confusion, muscle pains or cramps that doesn't go away. Do not start or continue the tablet:
- If you are allergic to sulfonamide-derived drugs (Sulfa drugs).
- If you have diabetes or increase lipid levels (cholesterol).
- If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant.
- If you have any other disease such as kidney disease, liver disease, heart disease, diabetes or gout, asthma and lupus erythematosus (an allergic condition which causes joint pain, skin rashes and fever).
Special precautions for Bpzide 12.5mg Tablet
Taking Hydrochlorothiazide with alcohol may have additive ef+more
fects in lowering blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate....
Bpzide 12.5mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Bpzide 12.5mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human+more
studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby....
Bpzide 12.5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,+more
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive....
Bpzide 12.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Bpzide 12.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
Use of Bpzide 12.5mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease....
Use of Bpzide 12.5mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Bpzide 12.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients+more
with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Bpzide 12.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Cyblex 60mg XR Tablet, Apidra 100IU Cartridge 3ml, Decamycin 4mg Injection, Januvia 100mg Tablet
If you miss a dose of Hydrochlorothiazide, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions for Bpzide 12.5mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Hydrochlorothiazide
Q. Hydrochlorothiazide is a diuretic,which increases the excretion of urine?
Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use
No.It is the derivative of chlorothiazide
No.Hydrochlorthiazide is a safe drug at prescribed dose by your doctor. Consult your doctor if you have kidney disease and follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use
Q. Can I take hydrochlorothiazide with lisinopril/ ibuprofen/ synthroid/ aspirin/ potassium/ phentermine/ losartan/ naproxen/ magnesium/ vitamins?
Taking other medicines may alter the effects of hydrochlorothiazide. Always consult your doctor for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required
Q. Does hydrochlorothiazide cause diabetes/ erectile dysfunction/ weight loss/ gout/ constipation/tinnitus/ potassium loss?
Hydrochlorothiazide causing these side effects is rare or uncommon. However, consult your doctor if you experience any of these side effects
Yes.Bpzide has sulfa and it is chemically known as 6-chloro- 3, 4-dihydro-2 H-1, 2, 4-benzothiadiazine-7-sulfonamide 1, 1-dioxide
No.Bpzide reduces extra fluid in the body.
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