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The effects of a Monopril-HCT overdose can vary depending on several factors, such as how much of the medication was taken and whether it was taken with any other drugs. Symptoms of a Monopril-HCT overdose can include dizziness, nausea, or a decrease in urine output. Anyone who has overdosed on Monopril-HCT should seek immediate medical attention.

Monopril-HCT Overdose: An Overview

Monopril®-HCT (fosinopril sodium-hydrochlorothiazide) is a medication used for controlling high blood pressure. Even though it happens rarely, a person can overdose on Monopril-HCT. The effects of a Monopril-HCT overdose will vary depending on a number of factors, including how much Monopril-HCT was taken and whether it was taken with any other medicines, alcohol, and/or drugs.
If you happen to overdose on Monopril-HCT, seek medical attention immediately.

Symptoms of a Monopril-HCT Overdose

The effects of a Monopril-HCT overdose may include:
  • Extremely low blood pressure
  • Electrolyte imbalance (decreased levels of potassium, sodium [salt], or chloride in the blood)
  • Dehydration
  • Kidney failure.
This may cause signs or symptoms that include:
  • Lightheadedness, dizziness, or fainting
  • Decrease in urine output
  • Drowsiness, headache, or back pain
  • Slow or irregular heartbeat
  • Dry mouth
  • Increased thirst
  • Weakness
  • Tiredness
  • Restlessness
  • Seizures
  • Confusion
  • Muscle pain or cramps
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Loss of consciousness.
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