Chlorfid 6.25mg Tablet

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Composition for Chlorfid 6.25mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Hypertension, Heart failure, Edema (Fluid retention)
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Medicine Overview of Chlorfid Tablet

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Uses of Chlorfid Tablet

Chlorfid 6.25mg Tablet is used in hypertension, heart failure, edema (Fluid retention) 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 6.25mg Tablet with food.

How Chlorfid Tablet works

Chlorfid 6.25mg 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 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Chlorfid 6.25mg 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 6.25mg 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
SAFE
Chlorfid 6.25mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Hum
an 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.
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Driving
Chlorfid 6.25mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tire
d, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Chlorfid 6.25mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Chlorfid 6.25mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Chlorfid 6.25mg Tablet is not recommended in these patients.
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Liver
CAUTION
Chlorfid 6.25mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Chlorfid 6.25mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Chlorfid 6.25mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Cyblex 60mg XR Tablet, Apidra 100IU Cartridge 3ml, Decamycin 4mg Injection, Januvia 100mg Tablet

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 6.25mg 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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