Diuril Drug Interactions
When certain medications, such as corticosteroids, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or other blood pressure drugs, are taken together with Diuril, drug interactions may occur. While some interactions can increase your risk of side effects, others may decrease the effectiveness of the medications. To reduce your risk of developing Diuril interactions, make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other drugs you are taking.
Diuril® (chlorothiazide) can potentially interact with a number of other medicines. Some of these medicines that can lead to Diuril interactions include:
- Barbiturates, including:
o Amobarbital (Amytal®)o Butalbital (Fioricet®, Fiorinal®)o Pentobarbital (Nembutal®)o Phenobarbital (Luminal®)o Secobarbital (Seconal®)
- Other blood pressure medicine
- Cholestyramine (Prevalite®, Questran®, Questran Light®)
- Colestipol (Colestid®)
- Corticosteroids, such as prednisone, hydrocortisone (Cortef®), dexamethasone (Decadron®, Dexone®, Hexadrol®), and many others
- Diabetes medications, including insulin and oral diabetes medicines
- Digoxin (Digitek®, Lanoxin®)
- Lithium (Eskalith®, Lithobid®)
- Narcotics, such as codeine, hydrocodone, morphine, and many others
- Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as:
- Salicylates, such as aspirin (Ecotrin®, Bayer®, Anacin®), choline magnesium trisalicylate (Trilisate®), diflunisal (Dolobid®), and salsalate (Salflex®, Disalcid®, Amigesic®).