Chlorthalidone

FDA Approved: * February 26, 1981
Pharm Company: * MYLAN
Category: Blood Pressure

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Chlorthalidone Overview

Chlortalidone (INN/BAN) or chlorthalidone (USAN) is a diuretic medication used to treat high blood pressure, enlargement of the main pumping chamber of the heart, swelling and fluid retention, and inability of an injured kidney to produce concentrated urine. Chlortalidone is also used to prevent calcium oxalate kidney stones and bone fracture due to reduced bone mass. It is a thiazide-like diuretic of the sulfonamide class. Chlortalidone is more effective than the similar medication, hyd...

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Chlorthalidone and coughing side effect

After two weeks of taking Chlorthalidone I have a maddening cough, yet my lungs are clear. Anyone else experience this? ## That can be a side effect of most medications used to help control blood pressure, cardiac conditions, or remove excess fluid from the body, according to FDA reports. The problem, however, is that once the cough starts, it doesn't usually go away, so you may need to try a different medication. I experienced it from Lisinopril and had to switch to a different medication. Have you informed your doctor? Are you on any other medications? ## I have been on chlorthalidone for 3 weeks. My cough is driving me nuts. I will stop taking it this weekend and call my cardiologist Monday.

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Chlorthalid side effect?

after starting this drug a frequency of nightly leg cramps started. I took an otc potasium pill but still had cramps. I stopped the pill and the cramps stopped. Has anyone else seen this happen? ## I don't have any personal experience with this medication, but I did find a complete list of side effects associated with Chlorthalidone (that you can view below), whereas cramps are listed as a possible side effect: muscle weakness dizziness cramps thirst stomach pain upset stomach vomiting diarrhea loss of appetite headache hair loss This information and more can be viewed by clicking on the link below: I would definitely consider contacting your doctor though about switching medications if the cramping becomes too bothersome. I hope this helps! ## My husband starting taking Chlorthalid...

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Round green pill with an N or Z on it

I found a pill in our spare room that is approximately the size of a pencil eraser with one side blank and the other side looks like a design of an N or Z. There is no scoring on the pill anywhere. ## Hello Justme, I have located a Chlorthalidone 50 mg pill that is green, round and imprinted with a Z. The medication (NDC 75834-0110) is most commonly used to treat high blood pressure and is prescription only. Below is some additional information on this drug. Active Ingredients: Chlorthalidone 50mg Inactive Ingredients: Cellulose, Microcrystalline Starch, Corn Sodium Starch Glycolate Type A Potato Silicon Dioxide Magnesium Stearate D&c Yellow No. 10 Fd&c Blue No. 1 Color: Green Shape: Round Size: 7mm Manufacturer: NIVAGEN PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. I hope this information helps. Pleas...

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Chlorthalidone made me ill

I started on this bp med 25mg. for the first time and on the 3rd day started to feel a little ill. Called doc, said whatever you do, don't stop taking. Took 1/2 tablet that night and on 4th day I felt HORRIBLE, like I'd been poisoned. Headache, nausea and dizzyness. Could barely get up. That was the last time I took it, and was sick for an entire 2 weeks, the half life is long. My last 3 days of being sick, I felt better but could not sleep for 3 days in a row. The whole thing was a heavy duty ordeal, and am now making a huge effort to do all the other lifestyle changes and alternative therapies as I will never want to go through what I did with chlorthalidone. It was really bad I told my doc, and not tolerable. Doc wanted to put me on lisiniprol, but I said no way am I trying s...

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foot cramps while taking chlorthalidone

Since I started taking this I have been experiencing really bad foot cramps. Off and on during the day and some nights life tonight its really bad and causing me to lose sleep. Dr told me to make sure to eat leafy greens which I do daily and also bananas for potassium but they won't stop. Any suggestions? ## Hello, April! How are you? Are you also being careful to take in enough fluid each day? This medication is classified by the FDA as a diuretic, so it works be removing fluid from the body. You may be experiencing the cramping due to dehydration. That's always an early warning for me that I'm getting dehydrated, which I have a bad habit of doing. Other side effects may possibly include nausea, dizziness, headache, hypotension and increased urination. ## I too am having le...

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Weight gain and depression after stopping Chlorthalidone

I have successfully lost 100lbs over the last 2 years. I went off chlorthalidone three weeks ago and I have gained about 10 pounds while lowering my calories by 50 a day. My period and blood pressure are staying great but I'm depressed and don't want to get fat again. I had been on 25 mg every other day for nearly six years. I then stopped taking it at once, not gradually. I wasn't told to do that, perhaps because I only took a pill every other day anyway. ## That could be some rebound fluid retention, since this medication is a diuretic, according to FDA reports, it may take awhile for things to settle back out and return to normal. Stopping abruptly could also cause edema, and elevated heart rate. How are you doing, now? Has there been any change? Are you on any other medi...

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Doctor says to stop Chlorthalidone 25mg

I am taking multiple medicines for my hypertension. 10mg lisinopril, 50 mg Metroprolol XR and Chlorthalidone 25 mg. In the afternoons, I get very dizzy, have mild chest pain and I have spaced the doses out to determine that it is the Chlorthalidone that is the cause. My cholesterol has also shot up after taking Metroprolol & Chlorthalidone for 4 months. My doctor says it is fine to just stop the Chlorthalidone but I am worried about rebounding edema. I am a 54 year old female. I'm thinking maybe it would be better to wean by skipping one day, then 2 days, then 3 days until I see how I react since this medicine remains in your system so long. Help! I had the sensations in my heart "getting" on this medicine but my doctor told me it was normal. ## Hello, Anita! How are you...

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Alcohol use and Chlorthalidone

I started taking Chlorthalidone 2 days ago. Was wondering if you can still drink alcohol while taking this medication? There is no warning on my bottle, so I thought I would ask. ## Hello, Eva! How are you? No, you should not drink, while taking this medication. Chlorthalidone is a diuretic that works be removing excess fluid from the body, alcohol does the same thing, so you could end up seriously dehydrated. Side effects to the medication may include nausea, dizziness, headache, frequent urination and stomach pain. Is there anything else I can help with? ## I started taking this 25 mg chlorthalidone once a day along with my regular bp med Norvasc 5 mg...My pressure was way high for about 3 weeks. Since starting this is is like 145/85 good but I feel like I've ran a marathon I'...

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how to use of razo d

I am on BP medicines :Amlopres AT/Saroglitazar and Chlorthalidone 12.5 .Doctor has prescribed RAZO D 10 mg before breakfast. Nowadays I have constant pain in centre of stomach below rib cage and also upper back before use of RAZO D. Can you assess the reasons for new pain (started a week back) .Please guide and advice. I am 62 years old and also have COPD and spondylisis.

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chlorthalid and kidney stones

I had calcium kidney stones. My doctor prescribed Chorthalid tab 25mg. to prevent me from forming more stones. I have seen no reference to taking it for this purpose. I also have low BP. Is it advisable for me to take it? ## Hello, Helen! How are you? I'm sorry about the kidney stones, they are very painful. And yes, according to the NIH, Chlorthalidone is used to help prevent calcium stones. As listed by the FDA, its typical side effects may possibly include nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination and dehydration/ How low is your normal blood pressure? ## I know this is an older post but was wondering if this is why my urologist has me only taking half a tablet at a time. I hate kidney stones.

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Chlorthalidone
  • Tablet: 100mg, 15mg, 25mg, 50mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Chlorthalidone: (52 results)

Showing the first 20, Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0179-0015 Chlorthalidone 25 mg Oral Tablet by Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
  • 0378-0213 Chlorthalidone 50 mg Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-0222 Chlorthalidone 25 mg Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 16714-800 Chlorthalidone 25 mg Oral Tablet by Northstar Rx LLC
  • 16714-801 Chlorthalidone 50 mg Oral Tablet by Northstar Rx LLC
  • 21695-671 Chlorthalidone 25 mg Oral Tablet by Rebel Distributors Corp
  • 24236-849 Chlorthalidone 25 mg Oral Tablet by Remedyrepack Inc.
  • 43353-922 Chlorthalidone 50 mg Oral Tablet by Aphena Pharma Solutions - Tennessee, LLC
  • 43598-719 Chlorthalidone 25 mg Oral Tablet by Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Inc.
  • 43598-720 Chlorthalidone 50 mg Oral Tablet by Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Inc.
  • 50090-0144 Chlorthalidone 25 mg Oral Tablet by A-s Medication Solutions LLC
  • 50090-0145 Chlorthalidone 50 mg Oral Tablet by A-s Medication Solutions LLC
  • 50090-3161 Chlorthalidone 50 mg Oral Tablet by A-s Medication Solutions
  • 50090-3190 Chlorthalidone 25 mg Oral Tablet by A-s Medication Solutions
  • 50090-3910 Chlorthalidone 25 mg Oral Tablet by A-s Medication Solutions
  • 51079-058 Chlorthalidone 25 mg Oral Tablet by Mylan Institutional Inc.
  • 51125-010 Chlorthalidone 25 mg Oral Tablet by Riconpharma LLC
  • 51125-011 Chlorthalidone 50 mg Oral Tablet by Riconpharma LLC
  • 52682-054 Chlorthalidone 25 mg Oral Tablet by Ingenus Pharmaceuticals Nj, LLC
  • 52682-055 Chlorthalidone 50 mg Oral Tablet by Ingenus Pharmaceuticals Nj, LLC
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Other drugs which contain Chlorthalidone or a similar ingredient: (7 results)

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Chlorthalidone 25mg and bruising
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