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Not unusually: Both are relatively frequently used medications for diuresis. However, they belong to the mild diuretics category unless combined with other diuretics. Zaroxylyn in particular has the claim of fame of being effective if added to Furosemide in patients with resistant diuresis with chf. By itself, it is used infrequently and other cheaper thiazides (same family) do the same effect e.g. Hctz (hydrochlorothiazide). ...Read more
Yes, but stop salt: No water pill will get the job done if the patient does not stop excess fluid and salt intake. Lozol and other water pills are like the plunger that you use for stopped up sink. It is very important not to pour much fluids in that sink or else the plunger may not be enough and flooding will take place. You got it! our body is the sink and the kidneys are the drain that may be stopped up sometimes. ...Read more
Minimally: lozol is a mild diuretic but good anti hypertensive medication. Best way to diminish "water weight" is diminish the salt intake. If you truly need to get rid of fluids, there are stronger diuretics that are used for heart failure or other reasons to keep fluids. ALL OF THEM require very careful doctor supervision. Hard to answer without knowing more about the reason behind the question. ...Read more
Lozol allergy: Indapamide (lozol) is a diuretic medication. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For possible adverse reactions to Lozol see: http://www.webmd.com/drugs/2/drug-6884/lozol-oral/details ...Read more
Yes but,: Water pills only do so much. The patient does the most important job; salt and fluid restriction. Beware of salt in processed food and in bread (recent data). If you don't, at least do not mix them! i don't care how much water pills you take, you can sabotage their effect with your intake. If you control fluids and salt you may find yourself not in need for water pills. ...Read more
Indipamide: I cannot answer that question as I do not know all the circumstances. ...Read more
Interactions: I don't know of any interactions between these medications other than that they are both high blood pressure medications and could lower your blood pressure excessively if this is too high of a dose for you. Indapamide works by making you urinate a little more (a water pill) and atenolol works by slowing the heart rate a little. ...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
Need more info: It's hard to answer the question without knowing what you're treating. If hyperthyroidism is the underlying problem, then beta blocker therapy (i.e., atenolol) is often sufficient, and diuretics (e.g., indapamide) are usually unnecessary. These types of meds are often prescribed together in congestive heart failure, but they don't have to be. Discuss your concerns with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi DocI am reason on this hypertension tab called Cipla indapamide I had never eyesight problem and for some reason this morning I can't see10m blurry?
Sudden vision change: Any sudden change of vision needs immediate evaluation. It could be due to a problem in the eye itself, or a problem in the brain. Or a side effect of a new medicine, but it should not cause this problem after being on it awhile. Please get seen today, you may need urgent treatment to keep your sight from getting worse! ...Read more
I started taking Amlodipine and Indapamide for high blood pressure. I have become constipated. Is this a common side effect?
Yes: Drink lots and lots of fluids...This should help! Dr Z ...Read more