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is it bad to chew a hydrochlorothiazide tablet?

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Dr. Gregory Seagraves
Pharmacology 17 years experience
No: If it is just hydrochlorothiazine, it is immediate release and therefore is ok to crush or chew.

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A 32-year-old member asked:

Is there a difference between hydrochlorot and hydrochlorothiazide?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
HCTZ (hydrochlorothiazide): They are the same medication.
Chicago, IL
A 45-year-old female asked:

I'm on lisin/hctz 20/12.5. Lately my pressure is high. Can I take 11/2 pills to help the pressure to go down.?

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Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
Cardiology 22 years experience
Yes: Yes, you could try this as you are on a low dose. Track response of BP & let your physician know.
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A 20-year-old male asked:

Is it okay to take hydrochlorothiazide right before bed?

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Dr. Daniel Zanger
Cardiology 33 years experience
Hctz (hydrochlorothiazide): It is safe but the drug is a diuretic and may keep you up all night.
CA
A 28-year-old male asked:

Please describe the medication: hydrochlorothiazide?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Joshua Buckler
Cardiology 19 years experience
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.
Norlina, NC
A 59-year-old female asked:

How long does it take for lisinop/hctz 20-25 mgtab to get out of your system?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Jack Rubin
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Time span of drugs: Lisinopril should be out of one's body in about 24-48 hours after its being stopped. Hct is out of one's body within 24 hours after stopping it.

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