Generic Name - Hydrochlorothiazide
Category - Antihypertensive, Diuretic
High blood pressure, Edema
Generic for Microzide* is indicated for the treatment of high blood pressure and edema. Hypertension is a common disorder in which the blood pressure remains abnormally high. Edema is a swelling caused by an abnormal accumulation of fluid in body tissues. Hydrochlorothiazide (Generic for Microzide*) works by decreasing certain chemicals that tighten vessels, so blood flows more smoothly. Hydrochlorothiazide (Generic for Microzide*) is a diuretic. Diuretics increase the amount of urine passed, which causes the body to lose water and salt.
Generic for Microzide* Contraindications and Drug Interactions
Generic for Microzide* is contraindicated in patients, who are hypersensitive to this drug, medications that belong to this class of drugs or had an allergic reaction to it in the past.
Generic for Microzide* should not be taken by patients who have history of following ailment condition
Generic for Microzide* interacts with a number of medication. It is important to take the doctor's counsel if you are taking any of the following
Generic for Microzide* Dosage
The following information just highlights the general average dosage of GenericMicrozide*
The usual recommended dosage of Generic for Microzide* for hypertension is one capsule given once daily whether given alone or in combination with other antihypertensive. Total daily doses greater than 50 mg are not recommended.
Generic for Microzide* Adverse Effects
Some of the most serious Generic for Microzide* side Effects include blood in urine or stools, Diarrhea, dry mouth, fever or chills, sore throat, increased thirst, irregular heartbeat,lower back or side pain, mood changes, muscle pain or weakness, cramps, nausea, vomiting, redness, blistering and peeling or loosening of the skin.
This is not a complete list of all Side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Microzide*.
Generic for Microzide* and Pregnancy
There are no adequate or well-controlled studies to indicate the safety and effectiveness of Generic for Microzide* in pregnant women. Consult your doctor before taking this medication if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant.
Generic for Microzide* and Breastfeeding
Generic for Microzide* passes into human milk and may affect the nursing infant. Breastfeeding mothers should consult doctor before taking this medication.
Generic for Microzide* and Pediatric
The safety and effectiveness of Generic for Microzide* in pediatric patients have not been established.
Generic for Microzide* and Geriatric
The safety and effectiveness of Generic for Microzide* in geriatric patients have not been established.
The above information about Generic for Microzide* serves as an information resource only and is not intended to substitute professional medical advice, examination, diagnosis and treatment. Always seek the counsel of your doctor, physician or pharmacist before starting any new treatment or making changes to existing therapy.