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  • Hydrochlorothiazide Alternatives
    Hydrochlorothiazide alternatives for blood pressure control include lifestyle changes or other medications. This eMedTV article also discusses hydrochlorothiazide alternatives for treating water retention, which may include other diuretic medicines.
  • Hydrochlorothiazide and Hair Loss
    Hair loss appears to be one of the possible side effects of hydrochlorothiazide. However, as this eMedTV page explains, hair loss is common in the general population, so it's difficult to determine whether hydrochlorothiazide actually causes it.
  • Hydrochlorothiazide and Pregnancy
    As this eMedTV resource explains, hydrochlorothiazide is a pregnancy Category B drug (in pregnant animal studies, the drug did not appear to pose any risks to the developing fetus). This page offers an overview of hydrochlorothiazide and pregnancy.
  • Hydrochlorothiazide Blood Pressure Medicine
    As a blood pressure medicine, hydrochlorothiazide can reduce both systolic and diastolic blood pressure. This eMedTV page describes the effects of hydrochlorothiazide in more detail and briefly covers other approved uses for this medication.
  • Hydrochlorothiazide Capsules
    There are currently two different forms of hydrochlorothiazide -- capsules and tablets. This eMedTV Web page explains what hydrochlorothiazide is used for, lists the strengths available for this drug, and offers tips for using this diuretic medication.
  • Hydrochlorothiazide Dangers
    Some people taking hydrochlorothiazide may develop extremely low blood pressure. This eMedTV resource further describes this potential danger of hydrochlorothiazide use and lists some of the possible signs of low blood pressure.
  • Hydrochlorothiazide Diuretic Information
    Hydrochlorothiazide is a drug licensed to treat water retention and high blood pressure. This eMedTV page offers more information about hydrochlorothiazide, including details on how the prescription diuretic works and what side effects may occur.
  • Hydrochlorothiazide Dosing
    The recommended starting dose of hydrochlorothiazide for high blood pressure is 25 mg once daily. This eMedTV segment also lists hydrochlorothiazide dosage recommendations for treating fluid retention and discusses dosing for children.
  • Hydrochlorothiazide Drug Interactions
    This eMedTV resource lists medicines that may potentially cause hydrochlorothiazide drug interactions, such as narcotics, lithium, or colestipol. These interactions can cause very low blood pressure or high blood sugar levels, among other things.
  • Hydrochlorothiazide for Children
    Although it has not been studied in children, hydrochlorothiazide can be used in children and infants. As this eMedTV page explains, hydrochlorothiazide can be used to treat both high blood pressure and water retention in children and infants.
  • Hydrochlorothiazide for Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
    For people who have water retention from congestive heart failure (CHF), hydrochlorothiazide may be useful. This eMedTV page explains how hydrochlorothiazide works for water retention and discusses other approved uses for this medication.
  • Hydrochlorothiazide for High Blood Pressure
    When used for high blood pressure, hydrochlorothiazide can lower systolic and diastolic blood pressure. This eMedTV segment defines "high blood pressure" and further explains how hydrochlorothiazide may be beneficial for people with the condition.
  • Hydrochlorothiazide Indications
    Hydrochlorothiazide is used for treating high blood pressure and water retention. This page from the eMedTV archives explains how the medication works for these conditions and also lists possible off-label indications for hydrochlorothiazide.
  • Hydrochlorothiazide Oral
    The oral medication hydrochlorothiazide is used to control high blood pressure and reduce fluid retention. This eMedTV article discusses hydrochlorothiazide uses in more detail and briefly explains when and how to take this prescription drug.
  • Hydrochlorothiazide OTC
    There are currently no over-the-counter (OTC) hydrochlorothiazide products available for sale. This eMedTV Web page explains what hydrochlorothiazide is used for, lists its various brand names, and describes how this diuretic medication works.
  • Hydrochlorothiazide Overdose
    Hydrochlorothiazide overdose symptoms may include weakness, fainting, or vomiting. This section of the eMedTV archives offers a more detailed list of other possible overdose symptoms, overdose effects, and treatment options that are available.
  • Hydrochlorothiazide Pills
    There are two different forms of hydrochlorothiazide (tablets and capsules). This eMedTV Web page explains how often these pills are generally taken and describes how hydrochlorothiazide works for high blood pressure and water retention.
  • Hydrochlorothiazide Problems
    Drugs like hydrochlorothiazide have been known to cause a decrease in kidney function. This eMedTV Web page explores other problems associated with hydrochlorothiazide, including some of the more common side effects that have been seen with this drug.
  • Hydrochlorothiazide Risks
    People with asthma or allergies may be more likely to have an allergic reaction to hydrochlorothiazide. This eMedTV article covers other risks associated with hydrochlorothiazide use and lists some of the potential side effects of this drug.
  • Hydrochlorothiazide Sexual Side Effects
    For those who are taking hydrochlorothiazide, sexual side effects (such as impotence) may occur. This eMedTV page discusses the possible link between hydrochlorothiazide and impotence and offers information on what to do if sexual side effects occur.
  • Hydrochlorothiazide Strengths
    As this eMedTV segment explains, hydrochlorothiazide comes in several different strengths and forms. This Web resource offers information on what hydrochlorothiazide products are used for and lists the three strengths of this drug.
  • Hydrochlorothiazide Substitute
    As this eMedTV article explains, there are many substitutes for hydrochlorothiazide, including other diuretics or other prescription drugs. There are also a number of lifestyle changes you can make to help with fluid retention or high blood pressure.
  • Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets
    Hydrochlorothiazide is often prescribed for the treatment of fluid retention and high blood pressure. This eMedTV segment offers tips on when and how to take hydrochlorothiazide tablets and describes how the medication works.
  • Hydrochlorothiazide Warnings and Precautions
    This section of the eMedTV site offers several hydrochlorothiazide warnings and precautions, such as possible side effects to look out for (including extreme low blood pressure) and certain people who should not take the drug.
  • Hydrochlorothiazide Water Pill
    As a diuretic ("water pill"), hydrochlorothiazide can significantly increase urination. This article from the eMedTV Web site further describes the effects of water pills and explains what hydrochlorothiazide is used to treat.
  • Hydrochlorothiazidede
    Hydrochlorothiazide is a drug licensed to treat high blood pressure and fluid retention. This eMedTV page lists possible side effects and general precautions with the drug. Hydrochlorothiazidede is a common misspelling of hydrochlorothiazide.
  • Hydrochlorothiazine
    This eMedTV page explains that hydrochlorothiazide is a prescription diuretic used to treat high blood pressure and fluid retention. This page also covers some general precautions. Hydrochlorothiazine is a common misspelling of hydrochlorothiazide.
  • Hydrochlorthiazide
    As a diuretic, hydrochlorothiazide may help treat high blood pressure or fluid retention. This eMedTV page gives an overview of hydrochlorothiazide and lists possible side effects. Hydrochlorthiazide is a common misspelling of hydrochlorothiazide.
  • Hyzaar
    Hyzaar is a prescription medicine used to treat high blood pressure. This selection from the eMedTV archives explains how this drug works and offers detailed information on the effects, dosages, and potential side effects of Hyzaar.
  • Hyzaar and Pregnancy
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, Hyzaar poses some health risks to an unborn child. This article offers an overview of Hyzaar and pregnancy, including information on the FDA's category system.
  • Hyzaar Dosage
    As this eMedTV article explains, the recommended Hyzaar dosage for people with high blood pressure will vary between Hyzaar 50 mg/12.5 mg and Hyzaar 100 mg/25 mg once a day. This resource also explores general Hyzaar dosing guidelines.
  • Hyzaar Drug Info
    A medication that comes in tablet form, Hyzaar is prescribed for the treatment of high blood pressure. This eMedTV selection offers more information on Hyzaar, including common side effects of the drug and guidelines on how often to use it.
  • Hyzaar Drug Interactions
    This section of the eMedTV archives takes an in-depth look at potential Hyzaar drug interactions with medications such as narcotics, insulin, and diuretics. This page also explores how these drug interactions can potentially affect your health.
  • Hyzaar Overdose
    It is possible to overdose on Hyzaar. As this portion of the eMedTV library explains, you should seek medical attention immediately if you experience Hyzaar overdose symptoms, such as vomiting, dizziness, or a decrease in urine output.
  • Hyzaar Precautions and Warnings
    This eMedTV page outlines Hyzaar precautions and warnings -- for example, prior to taking Hyzaar, you should tell your doctor if you have heart disease, asthma, or allergies. This Web page also explains who should avoid taking this medication.
  • Hyzaar Side Effects
    This eMedTV segment lists several of the most common Hyzaar side effects, including low potassium levels, an infection (such as the common cold or flu), and dizziness. This article also talks about the more severe and rare side effects of this drug.
  • Hyzaar Uses
    A healthcare provider may prescribe Hyzaar to lower high blood pressure in adults. This eMedTV page explains that the uses of Hyzaar will not cure high blood pressure, but it can help decrease the risks that occur with long-term high blood pressure.
  • Hyzar
    Hyzaar has been shown to lower blood pressure in adults, but it is not a cure for high blood pressure. This eMedTV page discusses how Hyzaar helps decrease the risk of having a heart attack or a stroke. Hyzar is a common misspelling of Hyzaar.
  • Ideal Blood Pressure
    This eMedTV article describes how ideal blood pressure can vary from person to person based on factors such as family history. Because ideal blood pressure can vary, it's best to take readings over several days to determine what is normal for you.
  • Inderal
    Inderal is a drug used to treat atrial fibrillation, hypertension, and several other conditions. This eMedTV article offers an overview of Inderal, including information on dosing, side effects, strengths, and more.
  • Inderal and Depression
    It's impossible to say for certain whether Inderal causes depression. This eMedTV page lists depression symptoms, such as a persistent sad, anxious, or "empty" mood, and advises talking to your doctor if you're taking Inderal and depression occurs.
  • Inderal and Dry Eyes
    Based on data from previous clinical trials, dry eyes could occur if you are taking Inderal. This page on the eMedTV Web site advises you to talk with your doctor if you develop dry eye while taking this medication.
  • Inderal and Hair Loss
    As this portion of the eMedTV archives explains, it is not known exactly how often hair loss occurs in people taking Inderal. This page instructs you to talk with your doctor if you're taking Inderal and hair loss becomes a problem.
  • Inderal and Impotence
    It's difficult to know how closely Inderal and impotence are linked, although it is a reported side effect. This eMedTV resource defines impotence and discusses factors that may contribute to its development in some people taking Inderal.
  • Inderal and Low Blood Sugar
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, there is a documented link between Inderal and low blood sugar. If you're taking this drug and symptoms occur, such as dizziness and cold sweats, contact your doctor right away or seek emergency medical care.
  • Inderal and Pregnancy
    This eMedTV page advises talking to your doctor if you're taking Inderal and pregnancy occurs (or if you would like to become pregnant while taking it). The results of previous studies suggest that Inderal can possibly harm an unborn child.
  • Inderal and Weight Gain
    This eMedTV page lists things you can do if you're taking Inderal and weight gain occurs (like limiting alcohol intake). This page also warns that rapid weight gain and swelling can signify congestive heart failure in some people taking Inderal.
  • Inderal Dosage
    When treating high blood pressure, 40 mg of Inderal may be prescribed, taken twice a day. This eMedTV page explains Inderal dosage information for other conditions (like angina and migraines) and factors that can affect dosing (like your age).
  • Inderal Drug Interactions
    Reserpine, warfarin, alcohol, and other drugs can interact with Inderal. This eMedTV page describes how these drug interactions can change the way the body metabolizes the drugs and cause dizziness, among other things.
  • Inderal Medication
    This eMedTV Web page presents some basic information on Inderal, a medication used for several different conditions. This article lists those uses, talks about the drug class to which this product belongs, and provides basic dosing instructions.
  • Inderal Overdose
    This eMedTV page warns that an Inderal overdose can potentially be fatal. Therefore, if you take an overdose, seek medical attention right away. This page lists overdose symptoms (like wheezing) and treatment options (like fluids through an IV).
  • Inderal Precautions and Warnings
    This eMedTV page lists several Inderal precautions and warnings to be aware of, such as potential drug interactions and the drug's effect on a fetus. This page also advises asking your doctor about any precautions and warnings that may apply to you.
  • Inderal Side Effects
    This eMedTV article lists side effects of Inderal, including common ones like insomnia, diarrhea, nausea, and asthma. This article also lists side effects that should be reported right away, such as cold, tingling, or numbness in the hands or feet.
  • Inderal Uses
    As this eMedTV page explains, Inderal has been licensed to treat numerous conditions, including high blood pressure, atrial fibrillation, and angina symptoms, among other things. This page also lists off-label Inderal uses, such as treating anxiety.
  • Inderel
    This eMedTV article explains that Inderal is used to treat several conditions of the heart and blood vessels. This page also lists some common side effects of Inderal and provides general dosing guidelines. Inderel is a common misspelling of Inderal.
  • Inderide
    Inderide is a drug prescribed to treat high blood pressure. This selection from the eMedTV Web site provides an overview of this combination medicine, including an explanation of how it works, potential side effects, when and how to take it, and more.
  • Inderide and Breastfeeding
    This eMedTV page explains that while many experts believe it is safe to take Inderide (propranolol/HCTZ) while breastfeeding, the manufacturer advises that it be used with caution. This page discusses why this drug may be safe to take while nursing.
  • Inderide and Pregnancy
    This eMedTV page explains why taking Inderide (propranolol/HCTZ) during pregnancy may cause problems in a developing fetus. This page lists specific problems this drug may cause and explains when a doctor may still prescribe Inderide to a pregnant woman.
  • Inderide Dosage
    Inderide comes in tablet form and is taken by mouth once or twice a day. This page from the eMedTV Web library outlines general dosing guidelines for treating high blood pressure with Inderide, including tips on when and how to take this medication.
  • Inderide Drug Interactions
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, drug interactions can occur if Inderide is taken with alcohol, digoxin, NSAIDs, or certain other products. This resource describes other medications that can react with Inderide and explains how to reduce your risk.
  • Inderide Medication Information
    This eMedTV Web resource provides some basic information on Inderide, a medication used to treat high blood pressure. This article also explains how this prescription medicine works, dosing tips, and why it may not be the best choice for some people.
  • Inderide Overdose
    Symptoms of an overdose of Inderide (propranolol/HCTZ) can include weakness, confusion, and seizures. This eMedTV article describes other effects an overdose can cause and describes the treatment options that are available, including supportive care.
  • Inderide Side Effects
    Dizziness, fatigue, and nausea are among the possible side effects of Inderide. This eMedTV Web selection outlines other possible reactions this drug may cause, including potentially serious problems that may require immediate medical care.
  • Inderide Uses
    Available by prescription, Inderide is used for controlling high blood pressure in adults. This eMedTV article describes how the drug works and also offers an in-depth look at what high blood pressure is and what long-term complications it can cause.
  • Inderide Warnings and Precautions
    You should not take Inderide if you are allergic to sulfa drugs, have problems urinating, or have asthma. This eMedTV page lists several warnings and precautions to be aware of before taking Inderide, including safety concerns to discuss with your doctor.
  • Inderol
    This eMedTV page offers an overview of Inderal, a prescription drug used to treat several heart and blood vessel conditions. This page also covers some general precautions to be aware of before using the drug. Inderol is a common misspelling of Inderal.
  • Inderol Side Effects
    Inderal can cause several side effects, such as nausea, diarrhea, and fatigue. This eMedTV page lists other potential side effects and offers a link to more detailed information. Inderol side effects is a common misspelling of Inderal side effects.
  • Indural
    Inderal is a prescription drug that treats several conditions related to the heart and blood vessels. This eMedTV page covers specific Inderal uses (like treating angina symptoms), dosing, and strengths. Indural is a common misspelling of Inderal.
  • Indural and Pregnancy
    Inderal could pose an increased risk to a fetus if taken during pregnancy. This eMedTV Web page advises talking to your doctor if you're taking Inderal and pregnancy occurs. Indural and pregnancy is a common misspelling of Inderal and pregnancy.
  • Info on Blood Pressure
    This page of the eMedTV library presents some basic info on blood pressure, such as how it is measured and factors that can affect a person's reading. A "normal" blood pressure reading is also given, as is a link to detailed information on this topic.
  • Information on Aliskiren-HCTZ
    Aliskiren-HCTZ is a medicine prescribed to control high blood pressure. This eMedTV Web segment discusses the drug, including possible drug interactions, warnings, side effects, dosing, and uses.
  • Information on Blood Pressure
    If you are looking for information on blood pressure, this eMedTV segment is a great place to start. It describes how a reading is taken, how high blood pressure is diagnosed, and the complications it can cause, with a link to more information.
  • Information on High Blood Pressure
    This portion of the eMedTV site gives an overview of high blood pressure, explaining some of the factors that increase your risk, why it's so important to seek treatment, and more. A link to more detailed information is also included.
  • Information on Lopressor
    High blood pressure is one of the conditions that can be treated with Lopressor. This eMedTV selection gives a brief overview of Lopressor, with information on what it is used for, dosing guidelines, side effects, and more.
  • Introduction to High Blood Pressure
    This video clip offers an introduction to high blood pressure.
  • Isradapine
    Isradipine is a prescription drug that is used for treating high blood pressure. This eMedTV article explains how isradipine works and lists possible side effects of the medicine. Isradapine is a common misspelling of isradipine.
  • Isradipine
    Isradipine is a medicine that is available by prescription to treat high blood pressure. This eMedTV article explains how the drug works, provides dosing information for the medicine, and lists possible side effects that may occur during treatment.
  • Isradipine Dosing
    Isradipine dosing should not exceed 5 mg daily. As this eMedTV Web page explains, while most people start with an isradipine dose of 2.5 mg twice daily, dosing can be increased (up to a maximum of 5 mg) or decreased as needed.
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