Clothalton 100mcg/15mg Tablet

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Composition for Clothalton 100mcg/15mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Hypertension, Opioid withdrawal, Heart failure
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₹3.98/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Clothalton 100mcg/15mg Tablet

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Uses of Clonidine

Clonidine is used in the treatment of hypertension and opioid withdrawal.
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Side effects of Clonidine

Common

Headache, Dry mouth, Nausea, Vomiting, Fatigue, Drowsiness, Dizziness, Constipation, Erectile dysfunction, Sleep disorder, Depression, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing).

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How to use Clonidine

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.

How Clothalton 100mcg/15mg Tablet works

Clonidine works by decreasing the levels of certain chemical messengers in the body. As a result, Clonidine lowers the blood pressure by relaxing the blood vessels.
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Uses of Chlorthalidone

Chlorthalidone is used in hypertension, heart failure, edema (Fluid retention) and kidney stone.
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Side effects of Chlorthalidone

Common

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

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How to use Chlorthalidone

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.

How Clothalton 100mcg/15mg Tablet works

Chlorthalidone is a thiazide diuretic. It lowers blood pressure and fluid retention in edema by removing the extra water and certain electrolytes from the body.

In Depth Information on Clothalton 100mcg/15mg Tablet

Expert advice for Clonidine

  • Do not discontinue Clonidine abruptly. Dosage must be reduced gradually.
  • Dizziness or fainting may occur, especially when rising from a lying or sitting position. Getting up slowly may help improve the problem.
  • Avoid driving or using machinery if you feel dizzy after taking Clonidine.
  • Record your blood pressure as directed.
  • Notify your doctor if you're pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Eat healthy (low-fat, high-fibre, low-sodium diet), quit smoking, limit alcohol intake, increase your physical activity, watch your weight, and reduce stress.

Expert advice for Chlorthalidone

  • 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 Clothalton 100mcg/15mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Clonidine 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.

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
Clothalton 100mcg/15mg 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
CAUTION
Clothalton 100mcg/15mg Tablet is probably usafe to use durin
g lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Clothalton 100mcg/15mg Tablet may cause blurring of your vis
ion for a short time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Clothalton 100mcg/15mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Clothalton 100mcg/15mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Regular monitoring of blood pressure is advisable for dose adjustment.
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Liver
CAUTION
Clothalton 100mcg/15mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Clothalton 100mcg/15mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Clothalton 100mcg/15mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
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Patient Concerns

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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Substitutes for Clothalton

No substitutes found for this medicine
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