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hydrochlorothiazide medication

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Yap
14 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Not really because: Alternative medications have no safety profile and are not rigorously tested for safety by any agency. It has nothing to do with your blood pressure m ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joshua Buckler
19 years experience Cardiology
Diuretic : This is a diuretic often used to treat high blood pressure. It can be used alone or often in combination with other blood pressure medications.
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Dr. Alok Agrawal
34 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
High BP/ water pill: BP med and weak water pill. Sometimes given to retain calcium in kidney stones.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
Overdose: That is an overdose of both medications. If that were to happen medical attention should be sought immediately. I am concerned by the nature if your ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
16 years experience Family Medicine
Blood pressure med: Treats high blood pressure. This medicine is a combination of an angiotensin receptor blocker (arb) and a diuretic (water pill).
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joel Gorfinkel
56 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Depends: see your doc to go over which drug medication profile fits you best. All drugs have side effects, but not every side effect occurs to any given person ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
18 years experience Family Medicine
HCTZ (hydrochlorothiazide) may make: you tired or light headed from low blood pressure. I would make sure to drink plenty of water, double the normal amount, and eat some salty foods rig ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Burley
Specializes in Cardiology
They are different: Hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) is a mild diuretic that removes sodium from the body causing an increased volume of urine and lowers blood pressure by redu ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
HCT: there is no over the counter drug like hydrochlorothiazide
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Possible cough, leg: Swelling, low potassium or high potassium, kidney stones, kidney failure.

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