Oretic

Active Ingredient(s): Hydrochlorothiazide, HCTZ
FDA Approved: * July 6, 1959
Pharm Company: * ABBOTT
Category: Diuretic

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



Oretic Overview

Hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ or HCT) is a diuretic medication often used to treat high blood pressure and swelling due to fluid build up.[2] Other uses include diabetes insipidus, renal tubular acidosis, and to decrease the risk of kidney stones in those with high calcium level in the urine.[2] For high blood pressure it is often recommended as a first line treatment,[2][3] although chlorthalidone is more effective with a similar ra...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hydrochlorothiazide

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Oretic 25mg tablet

Need to know what a 25MG Oretic pill looks like. ## I think it's hard to say, there are so many different manufacturers and brands. ## This medication contains the active ingredient Hydrochlorothiazide, it is a diuretic that is used to help remove excess fluid from the body to treat conditions, such as high blood pressure, edema, or heart failure. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination, dehydration, and hypotension. What are the markings on the tablet in question? Since this medication is available as a generic, it is manufactured by many different manufacturers, so it is hard to tell you what it should look like, since each manufacturer has to use different markings. Can you please post back and clarify? Thank y...

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small white capsule with mylan 810 on it, what is it?

small white capsule with mylan 810 on it ## This 12.5mg generic hydrochloradiazide HCTZ. Generic for HydroDiurel, Esidrex and Oretic. It is a water pill typically used to empty the system of water and salt, in an attempt to lower one's high blood pressure. Also, it can be used to empty fluid from the lungs, etc. Be careful and look for any blood in the urine or stool, yellow eyes or skin, lots of sweating and other abnormal reactions. ## I can confirm that the white capsule (with the imprints Mylan 810 on each end) is indeed Hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg. Hydrochlorothiazide belongs to the drug class thiazide diuretics, also known as water pills, like nenene123 noted. It is used in the treatment of high blood pressure, edema nephrocalcinosis, osteoporosis, and diabetes insipidus. Manu...

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peach colored pill z 2083

pill- peach colored __Z__ 2083 ## Pill Image This is Hydrocholorothiazide 25mgs, a generic for Oretic, this is a diuretic used to reduce the amount of fluid and salt in the body and lower blood pressure.

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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.

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Oretic 25mg tablet
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