CHLORFID 12.5MG TABLET

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Composition for CHLORFID 12.5MG TABLET

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Primarily used for

Fluid Retention (Edema), heart failure, hypertension
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
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₹4.5/tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of CHLORFID TABLET

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Uses of CHLORFID TABLET

Chlorfid 12.5mg tablet is used in fluid retention (edema), heart failure, hypertension and kidney stone.
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Side effects of CHLORFID TABLET

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Headache, Nausea, Increased blood uric acid, Decreased potassium level in blood, Glucose intolerance, Altered blood lipids.

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How to use CHLORFID 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 Chlorfid 12.5mg tablet with food.

How CHLORFID TABLET works

Chlorfid 12.5mg tablet lowers the blood pressure and swelling by removing extra water and electrolytes from the body.

In Depth Information on CHLORFID TABLET

Expert advice for CHLORFID TABLET

  • Avoid drinking alcohol, which can increase some of the side effects of chlorthalidone.
  • Avoid becoming overheated or dehydrated during exercise and in hot weather. Follow your doctor's instructions about the type and amount of liquids you should drink.
  • Do not take chlorthalidone and potassium salt or a potassium-sparing diuretic, if you are taking ACE inhibitors.
Warnings
Special precautions for CHLORFID 12.5MG TABLET
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Alcohol
CAUTION
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.
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Pregnancy
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.
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Lactation
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Caution should be used in patients with severe impaired renal function.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
DECMAX 4MG TABLET, ZITA PLUS 20MG TABLET, CYBLEX 60MG XR TABLET, APIDRA 100IU CARTRIDGE 3ML

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Chlorthalidone, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for CHLORFID 12.5MG TABLET

Frequently asked questions for Chlorthalidone

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
Q. Can I take chlorthalidone/Hydrazine 12.5 with ibuprofen/Excedrin/Tylenol?
There is no observed drug interaction. Always consult your doctor regarding its use
Q. Can amitriptyline cause weight loss: gain/cough/low potassium/high blood sugar/erectile dysfunction?
Amitriptyline can cause low potassium/high blood pressure. Patients should consult the doctor regarding the possible side effects.
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