Hypertension Home > Indapamide

Indapamide is a medication that is licensed to treat high blood pressure and fluid retention caused by congestive heart failure. It comes in tablet form and is available by prescription. Indapamide is a type of diuretic, which works by increasing the amount of salt and water that the kidneys remove from the blood. Side effects may include headaches, dizziness, and infections.

What Is Indapamide?

Indapamide (Lozol®) is a prescription medicine that is used to treat high blood pressure and fluid retention. It is part of a class of medicines known as diuretics.

Side Effects of Indapamide

As with any medicine, there are possible side effects with indapamide. However, not everyone who takes the drug will experience side effects. In fact, most people tolerate it well. When 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 side effects are less common.
The most common side effects of indapamide include:
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Fatigue or weakness
  • Muscle cramps or muscle spasm
  • Numbness of the toes or fingers
  • Nervousness, tension, or anxiety
  • Infections
  • Back pain
  • Irritated or runny nose.
(Click Side Effects of Indapamide to learn about specific side effects, including some of the more serious side effects that you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
Click on the following links for more information about other possible side effects:
Written by/reviewed by:
Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD;
Last updated/reviewed:
List of references (click here):
Other Articles in This eMedTV Presentation




Related Channels

eMedTV Links
Copyright © 2006-2020 Clinaero, Inc.

eMedTV serves only as an informational resource. This site does not dispense medical advice or advice of any kind. Site users seeking medical advice about their specific situation should consult with their own physician. Click Terms of Use for more information.

This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information:
verify here.