People who take too much of the medication may have overdose symptoms that could include:
- Low blood pressure (hypotension)
- Low electrolytes (especially low potassium, chloride, and sodium).
If you happen to overdose, seek medical attention immediately.
(Click Hydrochlorothiazide Overdose for more information.)
The medication should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture and heat. Hydrochlorothiazide tablets and capsules should be kept in an airtight container.
Keep this medication and all other medications out of the reach of children.
If you do not take your hydrochlorothiazide as scheduled, take your next dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next scheduled dose, skip the missed one and continue with normal dosing. Do not take a double dose.
Hydrochlorothiazide is available in the following strengths:
- Hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg capsules
- Hydrochlorothiazide 25 mg tablets
- Hydrochlorothiazide 50 mg tablets.
Currently, there are both brand-name and generic versions of hydrochlorothiazide licensed for sale.
(Click Generic Hydrochlorothiazide for more information.)