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What Is Hydrochlorothiazide Used For 

Hydrochlorothiazide medication is used to lower high blood pressure to help prevent stroke, heart attack, and kidney problems. This medication can be used alone or be combined with other blood pressure medicines.  It can also be used in edema or fluid retention where excess fluids are trapped in the tissues of the body due to kidney disease, heart failure, or liver disease.  

Taking this medicine can lessen edema symptoms such as swelling in the ankles or feet and shortness of breath. Before taking this medication, disclose to your doctor your medical history, especially diabetes, gout, kidney disease, liver disease, lupus, or skin cancer. 

How Does Hydrochlorothiazide Work 

This medication is a generic drug that belongs to the class of diuretics (water pills); it works by getting rid of the excess salt and water in the body by increasing the production of urine. Hydrochlorothiazide mechanism of action is said to be inhibiting sodium chloride transport in the distal convoluted tubule to enable more sodium in the kidney accompanied with fluid. 

Thiazide diuretics act by increasing sodium excretion in the urine. As sodium excretes water from the circulation, it reduces the quantity of fluid flowing through the blood vessels and lowers blood pressure. 

Hydrochlorothiazide Dosing 

Before taking Hydrochlorothiazide, read the drug information in the medicine leaflet and inform your doctor of all other medicines you are taking to avoid drug interactions. This medicine is a prescription drug based on the medical condition, weight, and response to the treatment. This generic drug is available in capsule and tablet form, usually taken once or twice a day or as prescribed by a doctor or pharmacists without regard to food. To help attain the benefits of this diuretic medicine, it is advised to take it at the same time of the day daily; if a dose is forgotten, you may take it as soon as remembered, but if it is almost the time for the following intake schedule, skip the forgotten dose for double dosing is discouraged.  

Dosing listed here are the common prescriptions; if given a different one, follow how it is instructed to you. 

  • Hydrochlorothiazide 25 mg is prescribed for ages 12 up to 64 years old once a day; if the blood pressure is still high, your doctor may adjust your dose to 50 mg in single or divided doses. For the same age group with edema, 25 mg to 100 mg is given in single or divided doses or as an intermittent therapy every other day or every 3 to 5 days. 
  • For 3 to 11 years old, 0.5 mg to 1 mg/pound/day is prescribed in single or divided doses with a maximum of 100 mg. 
  • For 6 months to 2 years old, 0.5 mg to 1 mg /pounds/day is prescribed in single or divided doses with a maximum of 37.5 mg. 
  • For 0 to 6 months, 1.5 mg/pound/day is given in single or divided doses. 

Hydrochlorothiazide Side Effects 

Low blood pressure, dizziness, headache, weakness, erectile dysfunction, tingling hands, legs or feet, photosensitivity, muscle pain, and diarrhea are the common side effects of this medication; call your doctor for medical advice about the side effects that will persist or worsen, for they should be gone after a couple of weeks. Take note that the side effects of Hydrochlorothiazide listed here are not the complete list. 

Serious side effects may also occur; report side effects listed below to a healthcare professional if any of them is experienced. 

  • Symptoms of Steven John syndrome – blistering and peeling of the skin, painful rash, fever, and mouth sores 
  • Symptoms of kidney failure – weakness, shortness of breath, tiredness, confusion, less urine than normal, and swelling feet, legs, or ankles 
  • Eye pain 
  • Decrease in vision 

Get medical attention if a severe allergic reaction occurs with a rash, itchiness, swelling, severe dizziness, and troubled breathing. 

Frequently Asked Questions 

– Where should Hydrochlorothiazide be stored? 

This medication should be kept on a room temperature away from light and damp areas; do not store it in the bathroom and keep it from reach of kids and pets. 

-How long before Hydrochlorothiazide starts to work? 

This medication starts to work within two hours after administration and lasts for six to twelve hours. 

-What time should I take Hydrochlorothiazide? 

It is recommended to be taken in the morning, but it can also be taken four hours before bedtime, beyond that hour is not recommended for you may need to wake up at night to urinate. 

-Is it okay to take alcohol while on Hydrochlorothiazide medication? 

Limit alcohol intake while in this medication, for it may increase your risk of low blood and feeling of dizziness. 

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