Safety Issues With Propranolol/HCTZ
Important Information for Your Healthcare ProviderTalk with your healthcare provider prior to taking propranolol/HCTZ if you have:
- Liver disease, such as cirrhosis, liver failure, or hepatitis
- Kidney disease, such as kidney failure (renal failure)
- Lung disease, such as asthma, emphysema, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
- Heart problems, such as congestive heart failure (CHF) or angina (chest pain)
- Heart rhythm problems
- A slow heartbeat (bradycardia)
- Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome (a rare heart condition)
- Systemic lupus erythematosus (lupus or SLE for short)
- A history of electrolyte problems, such as low blood sodium or potassium
- Pancreatitis (inflammation of the pancreas)
- Increased activity of the parathyroid gland
- Raynaud's phenomenon or other circulation problems
- Problems urinating
- Plans to have a major surgery
- Any allergies, including to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Inderide and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see Inderide and Breastfeeding).
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Precautions and Warnings With Propranolol/HCTZ to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)