Hydrochlorothiazide Warnings and Precautions

Who Should Not Take Hydrochlorothiazide?

You should not take hydrochlorothiazide if:
 
  • You are allergic to hydrochlorothiazide, any of the brand names version of hydrochlorothiazide (Esidrix®, HydroDIURIL®, Microzide®, and Oretic®), or any inactive component used to make hydrochlorothiazide. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of inactive ingredients.
     
  • You are allergic to sulfonamide-derived drugs (also referred to as sulfa drugs). This includes certain types of antibiotics, diabetes medicines, and diuretics.
     
  • You are not producing any urine (anuria).
     

Hydrochlorothiazide Warnings and Precautions: A Summary

There are a number of situations in which hydrochlorothiazide should not be taken, as well as a number of warnings and precautions people should be aware of with this drug. However, it is possible that not all the warnings or precautions for hydrochlorothiazide were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific warnings and precautions that may apply to you.
 
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