Thiazide 12.5mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Hypertension, Heart failure, Edema (Fluid retention)
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₹1.02/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Thiazide Tablet

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Uses of Thiazide Tablet

Thiazide 12.5mg Tablet is used in hypertension, heart failure, edema (Fluid retention) and kidney stone.
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Side effects of Thiazide Tablet

Common

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

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How to use Thiazide 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 Thiazide 12.5mg Tablet with food.

How Thiazide Tablet works

Thiazide 12.5mg 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 Thiazide Tablet

Expert advice for Thiazide Tablet

Do not chew, divide or crush the tablets, swallow it whole with water. Avoid taking hydrochlorothiazide at bedtime because it makes you urinate more often. It is recommended to take in early morning. Drink adequate amount of liquid to avoid becoming dehydrated or overheated. Consult your doctor if you experience any of these side effects: dryness of mouth, thirst, weakness, lethargy, drowsiness, restlessness, confusion, muscle pains or cramps that doesn't go away. Do not start or continue the tablet:
  • If you are allergic to sulfonamide-derived drugs (Sulfa drugs).
  • If you have diabetes or increase lipid levels (cholesterol).
  • If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant.
  • If you have any other disease such as kidney disease, liver disease, heart disease, diabetes or gout, asthma and lupus erythematosus (an allergic condition which causes joint pain, skin rashes and fever).
Get up slowly from lying position to avoid dizziness. This is more common when hydrochlorothiazide is taken for the first time.Use sunscreen for photosensitivity. Avoid drinking alcohol, OTC medicines unless recommended by doctor.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Thiazide 12.5mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Hydrochlorothiazide with alcohol may have additive ef
fects in lowering blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Thiazide 12.5mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
SAFE
Thiazide 12.5mg 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
Thiazide 12.5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tire
d, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Thiazide 12.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Thiazide 12.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Thiazide 12.5mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Liver
CAUTION
Thiazide 12.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patien
ts with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Thiazide 12.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Decmax 4mg Tablet, Gli 2mg Tablet, Glisen 1mg Tablet, Reclide 40 Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Hydrochlorothiazide, 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 Thiazide 12.5mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Hydrochlorothiazide

Q. Hydrochlorothiazide is a diuretic,which increases the excretion of urine?
Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use
No.It is the derivative of chlorothiazide
No.Hydrochlorthiazide is a safe drug at prescribed dose by your doctor. Consult your doctor if you have kidney disease and follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use
Q. Can I take hydrochlorothiazide with lisinopril/ ibuprofen/ synthroid/ aspirin/ potassium/ phentermine/ losartan/ naproxen/ magnesium/ vitamins?
Taking other medicines may alter the effects of hydrochlorothiazide. Always consult your doctor for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required
Q. Does hydrochlorothiazide cause diabetes/ erectile dysfunction/ weight loss/ gout/ constipation/tinnitus/ potassium loss?
Hydrochlorothiazide causing these side effects is rare or uncommon. However, consult your doctor if you experience any of these side effects
Yes.Thiazide has sulfa and it is chemically known as 6-chloro- 3, 4-dihydro-2 H-1, 2, 4-benzothiadiazine-7-sulfonamide 1, 1-dioxide
No.Thiazide reduces extra fluid in the body.
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