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Important Safety Issues With HCTZ

Drug Interactions

HCTZ can potentially interact with a number of medicines.
 
(Click Drug Interactions With HCTZ for more information.)
 

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this medication if you have:
 
  • Liver disease, including cirrhosis
  • Kidney disease or kidney failure
  • Diabetes
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus (lupus or SLE)
  • A personal or family history of angioedema, which is swelling under the skin (especially of the throat or mouth)
  • Gout
  • Pancreatitis
  • High cholesterol
  • Allergies
  • Asthma
  • Fluid or electrolyte problems
  • Parathyroid problems
  • Had a sympathectomy (a specific kind of surgery)
  • Any allergies, including allergies to HCTZ, ACE inhibitors, sulfa drugs, foods, dyes, or preservatives.
     
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you:
 
Tell your healthcare provider about all other medicines you may currently be taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
(Click Precautions and Warnings With HCTZ for more information on this topic, including information on who should not take the drug.)
 
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