Hydrochlorothiazide for Children

Hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ) is a prescription drug approved for the treatment of two conditions. It is commonly used for:
 

 

 

Although this medication has not been thoroughly studied in children, healthcare providers can still recommend hydrochlorothiazide for children or infants with high blood pressure or water retention. Be sure to talk to your healthcare provider about the benefits and risks of using hydrochlorothiazide in this age group.
 
(Click What Is Hydrochlorothiazide Used For? for more information about the safety of this drug in children, to find out how this medication works, and to learn more about the approved uses for the drug.)
 
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