Hydrochlorothiazide

Last Update February 4, 2016
Hydrochlorothiazide, abbreviated HCTZ, HCT, or HZT, is a first-line diuretic drug of the thiazide class that acts by...
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1.3
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Positive 716 "Diovan made my heart flutter really bad! I now take Toprol XL and HCTZ for fluid. It has... "Read more positive discussions
Negative 948 "...use of Hydrochlorothiazide. That's probably why they stopped HCTZ. http://www.ehealthme.com/ds/hydrochlorothiazide/meningitis bacterial However,... "Read more negative discussions
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Headache With Every Dose
| JoanR
A headache developed with my first dose. I'm on day 4 and still experiencing daily headaches. Will these go away?

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| cherylfrye
why do I crave salt I am takeing hctz

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Hydrochlorithiazid
| Barbara Pennington
I have been taking this medication for about 2 years and I am loosing my hair and it's gotten very thin

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| domenic
my cvs says qualitest has discontinued making 12.5 hydrochlorothiazide

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itching
| HCTZ
I have been taking HCTZ for several years and itch a lot! Mostly my forehead and head area. I've gone to several dermatologists and tried all kinds of medicine. Nothing works!!! I am going to ask my MD to change the Meds. I am only on a 12.5mg daily.

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To SulfaI am on Hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg. My Doctor s...
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" ...To Sulfa I am on Hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg. My Doctor says ...reasonably high blood pressure. I am allergic to Sulfa dru... "

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hydrochlorothiazide known to cause cancer? I have high BP...
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" Is hydrochlorothiazide known to cause cancer? I have high BP ...aware that hydrochlorthiazide causes... "

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the high blood pressure very well. I have developed...
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" HCTZ controlled the high blood pressure very well. I have developed the HIVES. They are horrible and... "

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female, I'm on hydrochlorot 12.5mg for hypertension....
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" ...old african american female, I'm on hydrochlorot 12.5mg for hypertension. Can you get muscle spasms from using hydroclorot.  I get... "

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takes hydrochlorothiazide and it works for him. Is...
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" ...adrenal tumor: http://www.surgery.usc.edu/divisions/tumor/pancreasdiseases/web pages/Endocrine tumors/adrenal/adrenal tumors.html Is your heart rate also high?  Something must be going on... "

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Facts about Hydrochlorothiazide

How do I obtain Hydrochlorothiazide?
Prescription in the USA
How do I take Hydrochlorothiazide?
Pill
What dosages are available?
12.5mg, 25mg, 50mg, 100mg, 50mg/5mL
Ingredients
Hydrochlorothiazide
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