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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Hydrochlorthiazide: The drug is a diuretic or water pill and is taken to control high blood pressure.
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Hydrochlorothiazide: Hct is a diuretic which we primarily use for treating hypertension.
Dr. Jack Rubin
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Hydrochlorathiazide: Hydrochlorthiazide (hctz (hydrochlorothiazide)) is a diuretic used to lower blood pressure and does not work if patients have chronic kidney disease ( ... Read More

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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Seagraves
17 years experience Pharmacology
No: If it is just hydrochlorothiazine, it is immediate release and therefore is ok to crush or chew.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Chapman
41 years experience Cardiology
Diuretic: This medicine works through your kidneys to increase removal of salt and water from your blood stream. This will likely result in some increased urin ... 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 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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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Hydrochlorothiazide: Is a diuretic, taking it will increase sodium excretion and urine volume. This results in increased urine output, decreased blood pressure and can als ... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Yes, it's fine.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Lower your BP: You could lower your BP.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
HCTZ (hydrochlorothiazide): They are the same medication.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Safe to stop HCTZ (hydrochlorothiazide): Only your physician (p) can tell you if it is safe to stop your hctz (hydrochlorothiazide). You should speak to your p and ask your p your question, a ... Read More

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