Thalizide 12.5 mg Tablet


Uses of Thalizide Tablet

Thalizide 12.5 mg Tablet is used for high blood pressure and oedema. It treats oedema (fluid overload) associated with heart, liver, kidney or lung disease.

Thalizide Tablet side effects

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

How to use Thalizide 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. Thalizide 12.5 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Thalizide Tablet works

Thalizide 12.5 mg Tablet is a diuretic which lowers blood pressure by removing extra water and certain electrolytes from the body. Over time it also relaxes blood vessels and improves blood flow.

Thalizide 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.
Thalizide 12.5 mg 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.
Thalizide 12.5 mg 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.
Thalizide 12.5 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Thalizide 12.5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Thalizide 12.5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Thalizide 12.5 mg Tablet is not recommended in these patients.
Thalizide 12.5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Thalizide 12.5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Thalizide 12.5 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Thalizide Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Thalizide 12.5 mg 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.

Alternate Brands

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Thalizide 12.5 mg Tablet
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Expert Advice

  • Thalizide 12.5 mg 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.
  • It may cause dizziness in the initial days of treatment.
  • Monitor your blood pressure after starting Thalizide 12.5 mg Tablet, and notify your doctor if it does not lowers down.
  • Notify your doctor if you experience dizziness, tiredness, or muscle weakness that does not go away.
  • You may be asked to get regular blood tests done to monitor your kidney function.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Thalizide with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Defmark, Zacdef, Ecodef
Brand(s): Exeed, Metcalf, Estimet
Brand(s): Cilniright
Brand(s): Diabic, Glicla
Brand(s): Ranisol, Vepred, Catapred
Brand(s): Tensorin, Zeptin, Tenefron

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Thalizide

High blood pressure and diabetes
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
just telling high BP and sugar wil not help in giving u medicinetell the details since when u have diabetes and hypertensionwhat medicine u taking for bothand also do following blood testHba1c, Blood sugar ( fasting & PP), Urine routine, CBC, ESR, Lipid profile, Thyroid profile, Serum creatinine, BUN, eGFR, AST & ALT
How to maintain high blood pressure?What type of restrictions in High blood pressure?
Dr. Saurabh Arora
Heart Specialist
Avoid fried food and extra salts and regular exercise
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User Feedback


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
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Sep 2018.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
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