Removes water from the body, which lowers blood pressure. Microzide (hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ)) is a well-tolerated water pill that's often the first-choice treatment for mild high blood pressure. Improves heart pumping. Digoxin is a good backup for treating heart failure symptoms, but it doesn't, by itself, lower your risk of death. Reviews & ratings Everyone Men Women Filter group. All currently selected Everyone Men Women All ages 18-34 35-54 55+ Filter group. All currently selected All ages 18-34 35-54 55+ 4.48 hydrochlorothiazide
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The hydrochlorothiazide FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
More about hydrochlorothiazide side effects » More Digoxin side effects » How it works hydrochlorothiazide Digoxin Microzide (hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ)) is a thiazide diuretic (water pill) that makes you urinate more. It works in the kidneys to remove extra water and certain electrolytes, while lowering blood pressure and reducing swelling. Digoxin helps your heart work more efficiently. It makes your heart pump slower and stronger, which helps it get more blood and oxygen out to your body and organs. Type of medication hydrochlorothiazide Digoxin Prescription only Prescription only Available as hydrochlorothiazide Digoxin Used for hydrochlorothiazide Digoxin Risk factors for serious side effects hydrochlorothiazide Digoxin › Current electrolyte imbalance › Lower kidney function › Dehydration › History of sulfa allergies › History of gout Detailed Microzide (hydrochlorothiazide ) risks & warnings » › History of heart problems › Drug interactions › Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome › Low body weight, advanced age, impaired renal function, electrolyte imbalances › Overactive or underactive thyroid Detailed Lanoxin (digoxin) risks & warnings »
Research studies with animals haven’t found a risk to unborn babies, but it hasn’t been properly studied in humans.
Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.
Interactions hydrochlorothiazide Digoxin No interactions related info. › Tell your doctor about other medicines you're taking to avoid drug interactions.
Kidneys and liver hydrochlorothiazide Digoxin › Requires routine blood tests to check kidney function. No kidneys and liver related info. Upsides and benefits hydrochlorothiazide Digoxin › Does a good job getting rid of extra fluids in your body by making you urinate more. › A first-choice blood pressure treatment. Works especially well for people of African descent. › Lowers the risk of heart attack and stroke. › Good option if you have high blood pressure and heart failure. › Most people have very few side effects from Microzide (hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ)). › Can be good for patients with osteoporosis since it raises the body's level of calcium. › Used for some abnormal heart rhythms, and for heart failure that can't be controlled by other medications. › Relieves shortness of breath, and makes it easier to be active without having symptoms. › In studies, Digoxin lowered the risk of having to be admitted to the hospital for worsening heart failure. Downsides and risks hydrochlorothiazide Digoxin › Makes you urinate more often. › Microzide (hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ)) doesn't work well in people with severe kidney problems. › It can increase the risk of gout attacks in people with poor kidney function or a history of gout. › People with a sulfa allergy may be allergic to Microzide (hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ)). › For heart failure, relieves symptoms, but does not lower the risk of death. That's why it's usually used together with other heart failure medicines that do lower the risk of death. › Requires blood tests, especially during the first few weeks of treatment. Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication hydrochlorothiazide Digoxin › Microzide (hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ)) starts working in about 2 hours. › It makes you urinate more often, so don't take it at bedtime. › Can cause dizziness in the first few days. › Check your blood pressure 1 week after starting this medicine, and tell your doctor if it hasn't improved. › Tell your doctor about any tiredness or muscle weakness that doesn't go away. › Requires routine blood tests to check kidney function. › Take it at the same time every day. › Drink plenty of water while taking this medicine. › Requires routine blood tests to make sure you have the right amount of Digoxin in your body. › Tell your doctor about other medicines you're taking to avoid drug interactions. Learn more More about hydrochlorothiazide Side effects Reviews & ratings Alternatives FDA package insert More about Digoxin Side effects Reviews & ratings Alternatives FDA package insert