Hydrochlorothiazide - a diuretic affecting renal function.

Pharmacological action

Hypothiazid - is an active diuretic drug that increases the excretion of sodium chloride.

Diuretic (diuretic) action as if alkalization (alkalosis), and in the acidification of the body (acidosis).

There are positive reviews of hydrochlorothiazide, used to relieve symptoms of toxicity in pregnant women.

With long-term use of the drug his diuretic effect is not reduced.

Product form

Release tablets Hypothiazid 0 025; 0, 1g.

Indications gipotiazid

Application of hydrochlorothiazide is effective in arterial hypertension, edema syndrome of various origin (chronic cardiac and renal failure, hypertension portal, fluid retention in obesity, nephrotic syndrome).

As instructed Hypothiazid prescribed for preeclampsia, diabetes insipidus, when subcompensated forms of glaucoma, to prevent the formation of stones in the urinary ducts.

Instructions for use gipotiazid

 Hydrochlorothiazide tablets
 Hydrochlorothiazide tablets taken before meals 0, 025-0, 05gr / day. If the disease is severe, the dose may be increased to 0, 2 g / day. Treatment lasts 3-7dn. And then a break 3-4dn.

For the treatment of hypertension in combination with other means downward pressure is prescribed to take 0, 025-0, 05gr hydrochlorothiazide.

Elderly diagnosed with cerebral form of hypertension is prescribed to take smaller doses of the drug - 0 0125gr one or two p / day, treatment is carried out under the supervision of a physician.

The recommended dose of hydrochlorothiazide in the instructions for patients with glaucoma - 0, 025gr. / Day.

side effects

After applying Gipotiziada may be weakness, inflammation of the skin, reducing the level of potassium in the blood, the body alkalization caused by low chloride content (hypochloraemic alkalosis), exacerbation of gout, vasculitis, thrombosis, the progression of myopia, thromboembolism, hemorrhagic pancreatitis, cholecystitis acute, neutropenia, thrombocytopenia, allergic dermatitis, hypomagnesemia, hyperuricemia, hypokalemia, hypercalcemia, hyponatremia, hyperglycemia, acute interstitial nephritis, orthostatic hypotension.

There are reviews of hydrochlorothiazide, saying that its use can cause dry mouth, nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, headaches, palpitations, dizziness, fatigue, leg cramps.

Contraindications to the use of hydrochlorothiazide

Hydrochlorothiazide is contraindicated in pronounced liver damage, severe renal failure, severe forms of gout, diabetes mellitus.

To enhance the hypotensive effect of hydrochlorothiazide is recommended to follow a diet with limited salt content.

During treatment, caution must be exercised in the management of transport and the complex mechanisms that require quick response and attention.