Treatment Instructions for Ziac and Possible Side Effects
Some general considerations for those taking this medicine include the following:
- Ziac comes in tablet form. It is usually taken by mouth once a day.
- You can take this medicine with a meal or on an empty stomach.
- For the medication to work properly, it must be taken as prescribed. Ziac will not work if you stop taking it.
- In general, Ziac should not be stopped suddenly, as serious problems (including heart attacks) may result.
The dose of Ziac your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a number of factors, including:
- The severity of your high blood pressure
- How you respond to the medication
- Other medications you are taking
- Other medical conditions you may have.
As always, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
(Click Ziac Dosage for more information.)
Just like any medicine, Ziac may cause side effects. However, not everyone who takes the drug will experience problems; most people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or can easily be treated by you or your healthcare provider. Serious problems are less common.
Some of the most common side effects include but are not limited to:
(Click Ziac Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)