When is the best time to take hydrochlorothiazide?
If you are to take a single dose a day, take it in the morning after breakfast. If you are to take more than one dose a day, take the last dose no later than 6 p.m., unless otherwise directed by your doctor.
What is the side effects of hydrochlorothiazide?
- Back, leg, or stomach pains.
- black, tarry stools.
- blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin.
- blood in the urine or stools.
- blue lips and fingernails.
- chest pain or tightness.
- clay-colored stools.
How does hydrochlorothiazide reduce blood pressure?
The drug has been widely used to treat hypertension globally and is relatively very safe. Hydrochlorothiazide acts on the distal convoluted tubules and inhibits the sodium chloride co-transporter system. This action leads to a diuretic action that lowers blood pressure, but there is also a potassium loss in the urine.
What medications should not be taken with hydrochlorothiazide?
Hydrochlorothiazide may interact with other medications
- Barbiturates. If you take these drugs with hydrochlorothiazide, your blood pressure may be lowered too much.
- Blood pressure drugs.
- Cholesterol-lowering drugs.
- Diabetes drugs.
- Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)
Do eggs raise blood pressure?
Egg consumption has no significant effects on systolic and diastolic blood pressure in adults.
Is Egg good for blood pressure?
What do Aprovel 300 mg tablets look like?
Aprovel 300 mg tablets are white to off-white, biconvex, and oval-shaped with a heart debossed on one side and the number 2773 engraved on the other side. Aprovel 300 mg tablets are supplied in blister packs of 14, 28, 56 or 98 tablets.
What is the difference between Aprovel 150 mg and 75 mg?
Aprovel at a dose of 150 mg once daily generally provides a better 24 hour blood pressure control than 75 mg. However, initiation of therapy with 75 mg could be considered, particularly in haemodialysed patients and in the elderly over 75 years.
What is Aprovel used for?
‘Essential’ means that the hypertension has no obvious cause. Aprovel is also used to treat kidney disease in adults with hypertension and type-2 diabetes. The medicine can only be obtained with a prescription.
How should I take Aprovel?
Swallow the tablets with a sufficient amount of fluid (e.g. one glass of water). You can take Aprovel with or without food. Try to take your daily dose at about the same time each day. It is important that you continue to take Aprovel until your doctor tells you otherwise. The usual dose is 150 mg once a day.