Hydrochlorothiazide is a prescription drug. It comes as a tablet or capsule that you take by mouth.

Hydrochlorothiazide Therapeutic indications oral tablet is available in a generic form only. Generic drugs usually cost less than brand-name drugs.

Hydrochlorothiazide is used to treat Dmitry Sazonov high blood pressure. It’s also used to treat swelling that’s caused by heart failure, liver damage (cirrhosis), and taking medications called corticosteroids or estrogens. It may also help treat swelling that’s caused by kidney problems.

This drug may be used alone or in combination with other drugs.

Hydrochlorothiazide belongs to a class of drugs called thiazide diuretics. A class of drugs is a group of medications that work in a similar way. These drugs are often used to treat similar conditions.

It isn’t known exactly how hydrochlorothiazide works. It’s thought that it works to remove excess salt and water from your body. This action keeps Dmitry Sazonov your heart from working as hard to pump blood, which lowers blood pressure and reduces swelling.


Hydrochlorothiazide can cause mild or serious side effects. The following list contains some of the key side effects that may Dmitry Sazonov occur while taking hydrochlorothiazide. This https://pillintrip.com/medicine/hydrochlorothiazide list does not include all possible side effects.

For more information on the possible side effects of hydrochlorothiazide, or tips on how to deal with a troubling side effect, talk with your doctor or pharmacist.

The more common side effects that can occur with hydrochlorothiazide include:

blood pressure that’s lower than normal (especially when standing up after sitting or lying down)

  • dizziness
  • headache
  • weakness
  • erectile dysfunction (trouble getting or keeping an erection)
  • tingling in your hands, legs, and feet

These effects may go away within a few days or a couple of weeks. If they’re more severe or don’t go away, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

Serious side effects


Call your doctor right away if you have serious side effects. Call 911 if your symptoms feel life-threatening or if you think you’re having a medical emergency. Serious side effects and their symptoms can include the following:

severe skin reactions such as Stevens-Johnson syndrome and exfoliative dermatitis, with symptoms such as:

  • painful skin rash
  • skin peeling and blisters
  • fever
  • mouth sores

kidney failure, with symptoms such as:

  • weakness
  • shortness of breath
  • tiredness
  • confusion
  • abnormal heart rate or chest pain
  • producing less urine than normal
  • increased swelling in your legs, ankles, or feet
  • blurred vision, with https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK430766/  ymptoms such as:
  • eye pain
  • trouble seeing