HydroDIURIL Uses and Safety Concerns
You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this product if you have:
- Liver disease, including cirrhosis
- Kidney disease or kidney failure
- 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)
- High cholesterol
- Fluid or electrolyte problems
- Parathyroid problems
- Had a sympathectomy (a specific kind of surgery)
- Any allergies, including allergies to HydroDIURIL, ACE inhibitors, sulfa drugs, foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
- Pregnant or trying to become pregnant (see Hydrochlorothiazide and Pregnancy)
Tell your healthcare provider about all other medicines you may currently be taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Hydrochlorothiazide Warnings and Precautions for more information on this topic, including information on who should not take HydroDIURIL.)
Specific uses of HydroDIURIL include:
- Treating water retention (edema) due to several causes, including congestive heart failure, cirrhosis, kidney failure (renal failure), and certain medications.
(Click What Is Hydrochlorothiazide Used For? for more information on these HydroDIURIL uses, including possible off-label uses.)