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Treatment Instructions for Propranolol/HCTZ

When and How to Take This Medication

Some general considerations to keep in mind during treatment with propranolol/HCTZ include the following:
  • Propranolol/HCTZ comes in tablet form. It is usually taken by mouth once or twice daily.
  • Try to take it at the same time each day to maintain an even level in your blood.
  • Hydrochlorothiazide (one of the medications in propranolol/HCTZ) increases urination. Therefore, you may want to take your last dose of the day no later than late in the afternoon to reduce the need to urinate during the night.
  • Propranolol/HCTZ tablets can be taken with or without food. Try taking them with food if they bother your stomach.
  • For this medication to work properly, it must be taken as prescribed.

Dosing Information for Propranolol/HCTZ

The dose of propranolol/HCTZ your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a number of factors, including:
  • Your blood pressure
  • How you respond to the medication
  • Other medications you are taking
  • Other medical conditions you may have.
As is always the case, do not adjust your dosage unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so.
(Click Propranolol/HCTZ Dosage for more information.)

Drug Interactions

Propranolol/HCTZ may react with a number of other medications (see Drug Interactions With Propranolol/HCTZ).
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