ABOUT THE DRUG:
Hydrochlorothiazide is the main active pharmaceutical ingredient present in Aquazide tablets. Hydrochlorothiazide belongs to a group of medicines called as diuretics often referred to as water tablets and helps to clear the excess amount of fluid from the body.
USES OF THE DRUG:
Hydrochlorothiazide is used to treat swelling that?s caused by heart failure, liver damage (cirrhosis), and taking certain medications (corticosteroids or estrogens). It may also help reduce swelling caused by kidney problems. This drug is used in combination with other medications to reduce swelling.
WORKING OF THE DRUG:
Hydrochlorothiazide belongs to a class of drugs called as thiazide diuretic or a water pill. It works by helping your body get rid of excess salt and water. It does this by increasing the amount of urine your body makes. This helps lower your blood pressure as well as reduce swelling.
Aquazide is manufactured by Sun Pharma, India. This drug is available on our website under various different pack sizes. To buy Aquazide?12.5 mg tablets online, visit 24x7pharma.com.
DOSAGE FORM AND STRENGTHS:
The drug is available in the form of Tablets under the following brand name and strength on our website:
Aquazide 12.5 mg tablet
Aquazide 25 mg tablet
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DO NOT TAKE THIS DRUG IF YOU:
Are allergic to this active ingredient Hydrochlorothiazideor any other ingredient of the medicine
Are unable to urinate or facing a difficulty in urination
Are a breastfeeding or a lactating women
Are pregnant or planning to be pregnant
TELL YOUR DOCTOR IF YOU:
Have any liver problems
Have had strokes or heart attacks
Have a history of depression
Have a diabetes
Have an enlarged prostate
Have an electrolyte imbalance such as low levels of potassium or magnesium in your blood
High cholesterol, or triglycerides
Have a gout problem
HOW MUCH TO TAKE THE DRUG?
The dosage depends upon your weight, age, your medical history and your response to the treatment. Therefore, the correct dose will be decided by your doctor. Take the dose exactly as prescribed by the doctor. Never take two tablets at one time to double the dose.
HOW TO TAKE THE DRUG?
The drug is to be taken daily with food or without food as prescribed by your doctor. The tablet is to be swallowed with a glass of water. Take this drug exactly as your doctor prescribed to you. Do not break or chew the tablet.
FOR HOW LONG TO TAKE IT
You should take the dose until you complete the prescription. Do not stop taking the dose even if you feel better and cured. You should complete the prescribed dose.
In case of an overdose, call your doctor immediately, or get emergency medical attention.
If you miss a dose of Hydrochlorothiazide, then take it as soon as you remember. Never take the missed dose if the time to take the next dose is nearby. Taking multiple doses at almost the same time can lead to excess medication in your body which can be harmful.
SIDE EFFECTS OF AQUAZIDE 12.5MG:
Decreased appetite, gastric irritation, nausea, vomiting, cramps, diarrhea, constipation, jaundice (intrahepatic cholestatic jaundice), inflammation of the pancreas, inflammation or enlargement of salivary glands
Dizziness, a feeling that you or your surroundings are moving, sensation of tingling or numbness, headache, impaired sense of sight
Leukopenia, agranulocytosis, thrombocytopenia, aplastic anemia
Postural hypotension (aggravated by alcohol, barbiturates or narcotics)
Spontaneous bleeding under the skin, sensitivity to light, rash, red patches on the skin, fever, respiratory distress including pneumonitis, anaphylactic reactions
Hyperglycemia, muscle spasm, weakness, restlessness, transient blurred vision
Allergic reactions: swelling, skin rash, itching
COMMON DRUG INTERACTIONS:
You must let your doctor know about your medical history in advance and always take the list of all medications with you, which you may be using, especially these ones: lithium, digoxin, lanoxin, cholestyramine, colestipol, phenobarbital, secobarbital, prednisone, betamethasone, budesonide. However, this is not a complete information, there may be some other medications that may show interaction. Never start a new medication without consulting your doctor.
THINGS TO REMEMBER:
Do not use this medication for any other infection or disease without consulting with the doctor
Do not share this medicine with anyone else, even if they have similar symptoms as you are having
In case you do not feel better and cured after completing the medication, then consult your doctor immediately
Store the medicine at room temperature. Do not freeze it