Medicine Overview of Chlorfid Tablet
Side effects of Chlorfid Tablet
Headache, Nausea, Increased blood uric acid, Decreased potassium level in blood, Glucose intolerance, Altered blood lipids.
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. Chlorfid 6.25mg Tablet is to be taken 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 certain electrolytes from the body. Over time it also works by relaxing blood vessels and improving blood flow.
In Depth Information on Chlorfid Tablet
Expert advice for Chlorfid Tablet
- Chlorfid 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, 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.
Special precautions for Chlorfid 6.25mg Tablet
Taking Chlorthalidone with alcohol may have additive effects+more
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 6.25mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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 6.25mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Hum+more
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....
Chlorfid 6.25mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tire+more
d, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive....
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.+more
Use of Chlorfid 6.25mg Tablet is not recommended in these patients....
Use of Chlorfid 6.25mg Tablet is not recommended in these patients.
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.+more
Use of Chlorfid 6.25mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease....
Use of Chlorfid 6.25mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Dexadran 4mg Injection, Cyblex 60mg XR Tablet, Decamycin 4mg Injection, Januvia 100mg Tablet
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.
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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