Generic Hydrochlorothiazide

Generic for Hydrochlorothiazide: An Overview

Hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ) is a prescription medication that has been licensed to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) and water retention (edema).
 
Brand names for hydrochlorothiazide include Esidrix®, HydroDIURIL®, Microzide®, and Oretic®. Since hydrochlorothiazide is a very old medication, generic hydrochlorothiazide has been available for many years. In fact, some of the brand-name versions are not available anymore.
 

Generic Hydrochlorothiazide -- Strengths

Generic hydrochlorothiazide is sold as Hydrochlorothiazide tablets or Hydrochlorothiazide capsules. It is available in several strengths, including:
 

Who Makes Generic Hydrochlorothiazide?

Generic hydrochlorothiazide is currently produced by many different generic manufacturers. Some of these include:
 
  • Mylan Pharmaceuticals
  • Watson Pharmaceuticals
  • Pliva, Inc.
     
Your pharmacist can provide you with a more detailed list of the makers of generic hydrochlorothiazide.
 
 
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