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Hydrochlorothiazide: Hyrodchlorothiazide (H) is a diuretic which makes a patient urine more frequently. It can also cause glucose intolerance, low levels of potassium and magnesium, among others. As a result of the increased urine production, H will lower the BP of a patient. It is used to lower calcium levels in the urine of patients taking it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 urination for several hours. It lowers blood pressure, and may help with edema. Electrolytes, such as potassium and sodium, as well as renal function, will need to be monitored. ...Read more
It's ok: You should be relaxed and have lower BP afterward. ...Read more
I'm 51 and take hydrochlorothiazide. My creatinine level is 1.4 and my bun is 20. My bun/creat ratio is 14. Should i be concerned about kidney disease?
Observation: Your bun/creatinine ratio is minimally elevated. The hydrochlorothiazide itself makes you urinate more, this can lead to slight dehydration and the results in the ratio above, make sure you are adequately hydrated and the ratio doesn't increase by rechecking every 3-6 months until it is normal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I take Hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg is that pre-hypertension or is it already high blood pressure? Please and thank you
Med: The diagnosis is not made by the type or dosage of a medication. It is based on your blood pressure before you started the medication. If you had three separate readings with greater than 140 systolic or 90 diastolic that is hypertension, if you were in the 130s and 80s that is pre hypertension. ...Read more
Yes u can.: They belong to different classes of BP meds- diuretic, calcium channel blocker and beta blocker. Ask ur dr if u have heart, thyroid, kidney or adrenal conditions contributing to ur hypertension, considering u r still young to be taking 3 BP meds.Take care! http://www.M.Webmd.Com/a-to-z-guides/hypertension-complementary-alternative-treatments. ...Read more
I have high clorestral...And i take hydrochlorothiazide....The prn at the clinic putput me on a low dose aspirin.....Is it safe?
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