Chlorthalidone vs Furosemide

Chlorthalidone
(Rx)
Furosemide
(Rx)
Chlorthalidone is a diuretic.
Furosemide is a diuretic.
Satisfaction Score
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No score available
Satisfaction Score
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3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Concern level
1.9
Approval Date
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February 26, 1981
January 10, 1979
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
550 Discussions
8,531 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
Chlorthalidone is prescribed for High Blood Pressure and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Condition
Number of posts
Furosemide is prescribed for Chronic Heart Failure, High Blood Pressure, Edema, Swelling, Water Retention, Heart Failure and Fluid Retention and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Chl
Dizziness
10
Dehydration
10
Nausea
7
Tiredness
3
Stroke
2
Stomach Pain
2
Drowsiness
2
Weight Loss
2
Heart Attack
2
Impotence
2
Fur
Weight Gain
3
Dehydration
2
Tiredness
2
Dizziness
2
Weight Loss
2
Nausea
2
Weakness
2
Cramping
1
Depression
1
Hypokalemia
1
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Chlorthalidone
Chl
Furosemide
Fur
Dizziness
Chl
Fur
10
2
Dehydration
Chl
Fur
10
2
Nausea
Chl
Fur
7
2
Tiredness
Chl
Fur
3
2
Stroke
Chl
Fur
2
0
Stomach Pain
Chl
Fur
2
0
Drowsiness
Chl
Fur
2
0
Weight Loss
Chl
Fur
2
2
Heart Attack
Chl
Fur
2
0
Impotence
Chl
Fur
2
0
Weight Gain
Fur
Chl
3
0
Dehydration
Fur
Chl
2
10
Tiredness
Fur
Chl
2
3
Dizziness
Fur
Chl
2
10
Weight Loss
Fur
Chl
2
2
Nausea
Fur
Chl
2
7
Weakness
Fur
Chl
2
0
Cramping
Fur
Chl
1
0
Depression
Fur
Chl
1
0
Hypokalemia
Fur
Chl
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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B Category B
Before taking Chlorthalidone during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Furosemide during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Chlorthalidone and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Furosemide and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Injection, Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 15 mg, 25 mg, 50 mg, 100 mg
Solution: 40 mg/4 mL, 40 mg/5 mL, 10 mg/mL
Tablet: 20 mg, 40 mg, 80 mg
Cartridge: 10 mg/mL
Syringe: 10 mg/mL
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Chlorthalidone
Furosemide
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Chlorthalidone and Furosemide: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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