Medicine Overview of Chlorfid Tablet
Chlorfid 12.5mg Tablet is used in high blood pressure
. It treats oedema (fluid overload) associated with heart, liver, kidney or lung disease.
Headache, Nausea, Increased blood uric acid, Decreased potassium level in blood, Glucose intolerance, Altered blood lipids.
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. Chlorfid 12.5mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
Chlorfid 12.5mg Tablet 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.
In Depth Information on Chlorfid Tablet
- Chlorfid 12.5mg Tablet helps lower blood pressure and also removes excess water from your body.
- Take it in the morning with breakfast to avoid getting up at night to urinate.
- May cause dizziness in the initial days of treatment.
Monitor your blood pressure after starting Chlorfid 12.5mg Tablet, and notify your doctor if it hasn't gone down.
Notify your doctor if you experience dizziness, tiredness, or muscle weakness that doesn't go away.
Requires routine blood tests to monitor your kidney function.
Chlorfid Tablet related warnings
Taking Chlorthalidone with alcohol may have additive effects in lowering your blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Chlorfid 12.5mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Chlorfid 12.5mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation.
Human 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.
Chlorfid 12.5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Chlorfid 12.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Chlorfid 12.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Chlorfid 12.5mg Tablet is not recommended in these patients.
Chlorfid 12.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Chlorfid 12.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Chlorfid 12.5mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
If you miss a dose of Chlorfid 12.5mg Tablet, 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 about Chlorfid Tablet
Q. What is chlorthalidone/Hydrazine 12.5?
Chlorthalidone belongs to class of medications called thiazide diuretics
Q. Is chlorthalidone/Hydrazine 12.5 a generic drug?
Yes, chlorthalidone is the generic name and hydrazine 12.5 is brand name
Q. Is chlorthalidone an ace inhibitor/potassium sparing diuretic/sulfa drug/benzodiazepine/a blood thinner?
No, chlorthalidone belongs to class of medication called as thiazide diuretics
Q. Is chlorthalidone a water pill?
Yes, it is a diuretic and also called as ‘water pill'
Q. Is chlorthalidone better than hydrochlorothiazide?
Chlorthalidone and hydrochlorothiazide belongs to same category of drugs with similar action, but their effect may vary upon individual response
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Chlorfid with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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