Hyzaar Drug Interactions

Alcohol
When taking Hyzaar with alcohol, your blood pressure may decrease too much. For your particular situation, make sure to talk with your healthcare provider about drinking alcohol while taking Hyzaar.
 
Barbiturates
When taking Hyzaar with a barbiturate, your blood pressure may decrease too much. In order to decrease the chances of this Hyzaar interaction, your healthcare provider may change the dose of either medicine, start you on a lower dose of Hyzaar, and/or monitor you more closely.
 
Narcotics
When taking Hyzaar with a narcotic, your blood pressure may decrease too much. In order to decrease the chances of this interaction, your healthcare provider may change the dose of either medicine, start you on a lower dose of Hyzaar, and/or monitor you more closely.
 
Cholestyramine (Prevalite, Questran, Questran Light, LoCholest)
Cholestyramine can bind to Hyzaar in the digestive tract and decrease its absorption into the body. Hyzaar should be taken at least one hour before, or four to six hours after, cholestyramine has been given to avoid this drug interaction.
 
Colestipol (Colestid)
Colestipol can bind to Hyzaar in the digestive tract and decrease its absorption into the body. To avoid this drug interaction, Hyzaar should be taken at least one hour before, or four to six hours after, colestipol has been given.
 
Corticosteroids
Taking corticosteroids with Hyzaar may cause an electrolyte imbalance, especially with the levels of potassium in the blood. If you are taking a corticosteroid with Hyzaar, your healthcare provider may monitor you more closely and/or adjust your dose of medicine as needed.
 
Norepinephrine
Norepinephrine is a medicine that is used to treat very low blood pressure. Hyzaar may affect the ability of norepinephrine to raise blood pressure.
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Hyzaar Drug Info

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