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Hydrochlorothiazide

A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Hydrochlorthiazide: The drug is a diuretic or water pill and is taken to control high blood pressure.
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
Hydrochlorothiazide: Hct is a diuretic which we primarily use for treating hypertension.
Dr. Jack Rubin
Nephrology and Dialysis 49 years experience
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 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Chapman
Cardiology 42 years experience
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
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
HCT: there is no over the counter drug like hydrochlorothiazide
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
Yes: Yes, it's fine.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 45 years experience
Lower your BP: You could lower your BP.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
HCTZ (hydrochlorothiazide): They are the same medication.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
Nephrology and Dialysis 49 years experience
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
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 45 years experience
No: It's so gentle, most people don't even know they're taking it. I know. I take it!
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
Blood pressure: Hydrochlorothiazide is an excellent blood pressure medication.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
Cardiology 22 years experience
Not unless symptoms: Young healthy females can run in this range. If you are lightheaded/dizzy with movement, then it may represent too vigorous of blood pressure control... Read More