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Additional Information on HCTZ

Overdose With HCTZ

People who take too much HCTZ may have overdose symptoms that could include:
 
  • Low blood pressure (hypotension)
  • Low electrolytes (especially low potassium, chloride, and sodium).
     
If you happen to overdose on HCTZ, seek medical attention immediately.
 
(Click Hydrochlorothiazide Overdose for more information.)
 

Storage Methods

HCTZ should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture and heat. HCTZ tablets and capsules should be kept in an airtight container.
 
Keep HCTZ and all medications out of the reach of children.
 

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?

If you do not take your HCTZ as scheduled, take your next dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next scheduled dose, skip the missed one and continue with normal dosing. Do not take a double dose.
 

Strengths

HCTZ is available in the following strengths:
 
  • HCTZ 12.5 mg capsules
  • HCTZ 25 mg tablets
  • HCTZ 50 mg tablets.
     

Generic HCTZ

Currently, there are both brand-name and generic HCTZ licensed for sale.
 
(Click Generic HCTZ for more information.)
 
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