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Finding out I have liver issues im tapering off 18 years of beer, is it safe for me to start taking lisinopril/hctz ?
Yes: It's safe. Both components are excreted by the kidney and do not require any liver metabolism. Neither are toxic to the liver. ...Read more
This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more
Hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) is generic: What you are taking with lisnopril is hydrochlorthiazide and it is generic and so is lisnopril.They come as combination in one pill lisnopril/hctz 12/12.5 or lisnopril/hctz 1o/25 mgm if you have any other concern discuss with your treating doctor. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
A bit > 1 day: This combination of medications is typically taken once a day, so it stays active for a least that long. Likely to be completely out of your body after a week. ...Read more
Erectile Dysfunction: Side effects of HCTZ (hydrochlorothiazide) may include decreased libido & sexual dysfunction. Per Drugs.Com – 88% of patients report no change of libido and 12% report improved libido with use of Indapamide (Lozol). Sexual dysfunction was not listed as a side effect of Indapamide ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My dr prescribed 50 mg of losartan and 25 mg of hctz (hydrochlorothiazide). is this a normal combination?
Very normal: Sure is. Like peanut butter and jelly. Peas and carrots. Hugs and kisses. That combination is effective, safe, and used very commonly because the losartan helps cancel a troublesome side effect of hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) (potassium wasting) and hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) potentiates the effect of losartan. Your dr is on the ball. ...Read more
I accidentally took two losartan hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) 100-12.5 mg tabs I am a 63 year old female weight 109?
What do you suggest if my dr prescribed 50 mg of losartan and 25 mg of hctz (hydrochlorothiazide). is this normal?
BP medications: Your mother's doctor has diagnosed her with hypertension and started her on losartan, which is a BP medicine along with HCTZ (hydrochlorothiazide) that is a diuretic. HCTZ (hydrochlorothiazide) also lowers BP. I suggest that nothing needs to be done, as this is a normal way to treat high BP. ...Read more
I took 100-25mg of losartan-hctz at 8;30am today and accidentally took another at 8;30pm 12 hours apart should i be concered?
Depends: if you are not feeling lightheaded, nauseous, tremulous then you are not symptomatic from low BP and will likely be ok, drink fluids with high sodium content to bring your BP back up and if those mentioned above symptoms persist for a long time and you feel close to passing out, please seek medical care for IV fluids. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer