Hydrochlorothiazide, HCTZ

Category: Diuretic

Hydrochlorothiazide, HCTZ Overview

Hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ or HCT) is a diuretic medication often used to treat high blood pressure and swelling due to fluid build up.[3] Other uses include treating diabetes insipidus and renal tubular acidosis and to decrease the risk of kidney stones in those with a high calcium level in the urine.[3] Hydrochlorothiazide is less effective than chlortalidone for prevention of heart attack or stroke.[4] [3][5] HC...

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Hydrochlorothiazide/25mg effects?

What are the effects of this drug? Are there any side effects? ## half the 25 mg prescribed for HBP; need to know about side effects; cannot sleep; mouth sore..thanks ## Is this safe. for long term use. hydrochlorot 25mg. ## In regards to posts like this, it is very important that it always be stated that every medication carries the risk of causing side effects, even over the counter products. I know some doctors claim that they don't, but they are either uninformed or are trying to keep you from being afraid of taking a medication they feel you need. However, when something is prescribed for you, always just assume that it may cause side effects. You may be lucky and not experience any, but there's no way of knowing ahead of time. As to the Hydrochlorothiazide, it is a diureti...

Hydrochlorothiazide lip swelling and burning rash

Anyone experience this? Been on HCTZ for 7 or 8 years and now all of a sudden this burning redness is killing me? ## That is odd, but it is not impossible to suddenly have a reaction to something that you have been taking, before, without issue. Has anything else changed, recently? Are you on any other medications? Are you using any new skin care products? Are the current tablets from a different manufacturer? Have you informed your doctor of the problem? You may need medical attention, and/or to try a different medication. The typical side effects of Hydrochlorothiazide, according to FDA reports, usually include: nausea, dizziness, headache, dehydration, and increased urination.

Triam Hctz Side Effects

I have COPD and I take Spireva. I also take Triamt/HCTZ 37.5-25 for mild high blood pressure. I have started having my hair fall out and to break off ... also I seemto be having a very fast heart rate wheb ever I stand or walk. Could one of the medications be causing this? Thanks for your help ... it is greatly appreciated! ## Most blood pressure medications are known to cause hair loss, in some people that take them, as a side effect, it has also been known to cause accelerated, and irregular heart beat, but that symptom could also be caused by the Spireva. Other side effects to the Triamterene and Hydrochlorthiazide may include nausea, headache, postural hypotension, and increased urination. Have you spoken to your doctor? You might do better on a different medication for your blood p...

Hydrochlorothiazide 25 Mg Side Effects

After after taking hydrochlorothiazide 25mg I HAVE RINGING In ears. Dry mouth, hearing loss. Not sure if this is related. Being treated for high blood pressure. ## H Marcie, One of the side effects you mentioned (dry mouth/thirst) is listed as a side effect of this drug, while the others aren't listed. If this is however the only medication you are taking, it is generally the drug causing these other serious side effects and nothing else. You can view the list of possible side effects below: muscle weakness dizziness cramps thirst stomach pain nausea vomiting diarrhea loss of appetite headache hair loss Instructions note that you should contact your doctor immediately if any of those side effects become severe or do not go away. If you also happen to experience any of the following ...

Triamt Hctz 37 5 25 Tab

Why aren't there triamt/hctz tabs available? As I cannot get my script filled by prescription solutions pharmacy? ## The manufacturers of this generic medication have reported a shortage of Triamterene to the FDA, however, a reason for the shortage was not provided. They originally estimated a full supply would return to the market by late last month, but this did not occur and no other information has been provided. In the meantime, the best advice I can give you is to speak to your doctor about using an alternative medication. A comparable one would be Aldactazide, which contains Spironolactone and Hydrochlorothiazide. Are there any other questions? ## Forget shortage. My local Walmart after saying "shortage" now says the mfg. is no longer making this drug. ## WHAT IS THE ...

Hydrochlorothiazide And Triamterene By Sandoz Pharmaceuticals

My aunt has been taking the Sandoz Pharmaceutical, hydrochlorothiazide and triamterene for 13 yrs. The GG606, now the pharmacy is saying they can't get that one anymore that they have a new one by a different company that is the same. She has tried to take this, but it gives her a terrible heachache, where the other one didn't. Is there any pharmacy that still carries this medication by Sandoz Pharmaceutical? ## Unfortunately, there is a shortage of the Triamterene and Sandoz is one of the companies affected, so it isn't currently available anywhere. There can be fluctuations in the active ingredients of generic medications, this may be causing changes in her blood pressure, which could cause the headaches. Has she talked to her doctor about this, yet? She may require a dosa...

Hydrochlorot tab Acc vs Hydrochlorothiazide cap Myl

My husband has been taking Hydrochlorothiazide cap Myl. He just got a refill and noticed it is Hydrochlorot tab Acc. Both are 12.5 mg. Are these the same medicine? ## Hi Joan - I am pretty sure that "Hydrochlorot" is just an abbreviation for the full name Hydrochlorothiazide. And based on the abbreviations that you shared, it sounds like the first version he took was a capsule from Mylan (NDC 0378-0810), and that his refill now contains the tablet from Accord (NDC 16729-182). Does the following image look like his current script? HCTZ 12.5 MG ORAL TABLET / ACCORD Color: Orange Imprint: H 1 If so, then my assumptions are correct. If NOT, is there any way that you can share the color and imprints on the new prescription? ## You are correct. His pills look like the picture. Thank ...

triamt/hctz 37.5-25

greenpill it says one side says barr--the other side says sss 843 ## I started this medication Monday, I haven't shown any side effects other than urinating every 30 to 45 minutes until around 6:00pm everyday. ## what is this meicine TRIAM/HCTZ ## The tablet with the barr 555 643 marking contains 25mgs of Hydrochlorothiazide and 37.5mgs of Triamterene, it is most commonly used to treat conditions such as high blood pressure, edema and congestive heart failure, because they are both types of diuretics that remove excess fluid from the body. That explains the frequent urination side effect, others may include nausea, dizziness, headache and dehydration. You can learn more Triamterene details here and you can learn more Hydrochlorothiazide details here. Are there any other comments or ...

Would like an answer to my question

I have been taking hydrochlorothiazide for years and i want to know how long it will take to get out of the system. Its a simple question and i see other people have asked the same question and they answer everything but the time frame of how long or about how long it will take to get out of the system. ## is hydrochlorot 25mg and hydrochlorothiazide 25mg ## I also take this for HBP...why are you concerned about getting it out of your system? Before stopping it, consult your doctor for a replacement or your bp may skyrocket and you'll be putting your health in a compromising state. ## The medication will be completely out of your system between 25-60 hours. However, the effects from a single dose will wear off in about 12 hours. ## It is generally about 5 to 6 half lives for a medic...


If you do not take this medication for 3-5 days can it cause water retention right away? ## Yes,I agree,especially during the warmer days. Also I noticed that after when I don't take it and I have a day where I sat for a while that my socks along my calf leave a mark. Has anyone else experienced this same problem? BUT I found a solution. My Dr prescribed a NON medicated fix which is comforatble. I wear medical legwear during the day even when I am sitting,ie..at my desk's pc working or standing at the sink doing dishes. Please let me know what anyone else found. ## I am on Hydrochlorot for high blood pressure and if I go even one day without taking my pill I get swelling in the legs, it almost feels like something is sitting on my chest and I am very tired. Do not go a day witho...


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Hydrochlorothiazide, HCTZ
  • Capsule: 12.5mg
  • Solution: 50mg/5ml
  • Tablet: 100mg, 25mg, 50mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Hydrochlorothiazide, HCTZ: (18 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0591-0347 Hctz 12.5 mg Oral Capsule by Watson Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0615-1358 Hctz 12.5 mg Oral Capsule by Ncs Healthcare of Ky, Inc Dba Vangard Labs
  • 10544-197 Hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg Oral Capsule, Gelatin Coated by Blenheim Pharmacal, Inc.
  • 10544-198 Hydrochlorothiazide 25 mg Oral Tablet by Blenheim Pharmacal, Inc.
  • 16590-580 Hctz 12.5 mg Oral Capsule by Stat Rx USA LLC
  • 42708-027 Hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg Oral Capsule, Gelatin Coated by Qpharma Inc
  • 49999-388 Hctz 12.5 mg Oral Capsule by Lake Erie Medical & Surgical Supply Dba Quality Care Products LLC
  • 52125-216 Hctz 12.5 mg Oral Capsule by Remedyrepack Inc.
  • 52125-989 Hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg Oral Capsule, Gelatin Coated by Remedyrepack Inc.
  • 55154-2658 Hctz 12.5 mg Oral Capsule by Cardinal Health
  • 55289-565 Hctz 12.5 mg Oral Capsule by Pd-rx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 63187-548 Hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg Oral Capsule, Gelatin Coated by Proficient Rx Lp
  • 63629-2926 Hctz 12.5 mg Oral Capsule by Bryant Ranch Prepack
  • 63629-6463 Hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg Oral Capsule, Gelatin Coated by Bryant Ranch Prepack
  • 67544-739 Hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg Oral Capsule, Gelatin Coated by Aphena Pharma Solutions - Tennessee, LLC
  • 68071-4176 Hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg Oral Capsule, Gelatin Coated by Nucare Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 68788-9867 Hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg Oral Capsule, Gelatin Coated by Preferred Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 76237-175 Hctz 12.5 mg Oral Capsule by Mckesson Contract Packaging

Other drugs which contain Hydrochlorothiazide, HCTZ or a similar ingredient: (54 results)