Lowers blood pressure. Removes extra water from your body. Microzide (Hydrochlorothiazide (Hctz)) is a well-tolerated water pill that's often the first-choice treatment for mild high blood pressure. Lowers blood pressure. Dutoprol (Metoprolol Succinate / Hydrochlorothiazide) helps lower blood pressure by working in two different ways in your body. It's good for stubbornly high blood pressure. Find lowest prices Save on your next prescription. Be sure you’re getting the lowest price for your medication, even if you have insurance. No pricing data for this drug at this filter setting. Try searching on GoodRx Reviews & ratings Everyone Men Women Button Group. All currently active Everyone Men Women All ages 18-34 35-54 55+ Button Group. All currently active All ages 18-34 35-54 55+ 4.467153284671533 Hydrochlorothiazide
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Side effects Hydrochlorothiazide Dutoprol
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More Dutoprol side effects » How it works Hydrochlorothiazide Dutoprol Microzide (Hydrochlorothiazide (Hctz)) is a thiazide diuretic (water pill). It works in the kidneys to make you urinate more, which removes extra water and certain electrolytes. This lowers blood pressure and swelling. Dutoprol (Metoprolol Succinate / Hydrochlorothiazide) is a combination medicine that helps control your blood pressure and reduce the risk of a heart attack or stroke. Hydrochlorothiazide is a diuretic that removes extra water from your body. Metoprolol is a beta blocker that lowers your heart rate. Type of medication Hydrochlorothiazide Dutoprol Antihypertensive
Prescription only Antihypertensive
› Beta blocker
Prescription only Available as Hydrochlorothiazide Dutoprol Used for (click to learn more) Hydrochlorothiazide Dutoprol Risk factors for serious side effects Hydrochlorothiazide Dutoprol › Current electrolyte imbalance › History of sulfa allergies › History of gout › Current kidney problems Detailed Microzide (Hydrochlorothiazide (Hctz)) risks & warnings » › Sudden discontinuation of medicine › Age 65 years or older › Using other medicine(s) that slows the heart › Current electrolyte imbalance › History of gout › Current kidney problems Detailed Dutoprol (Metoprolol Succinate / Hydrochlorothiazide) risks & warnings » Pregnancy category Hydrochlorothiazide Dutoprol B FDA pregnancy category (Probably safe)
Research studies with animals haven’t found a risk to unborn babies, but it hasn’t been properly studied in humans.
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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.
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Kidneys and liver › Doesn't work well in people with severe kidney problems. › Requires routine blood tests to check kidney function. › Check your blood pressure and kidney function 1 week after starting the medicine, then routinely after that.
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Weight No specific weight-related info. No specific weight-related info. Upsides and benefits Hydrochlorothiazide Dutoprol › Works well to get rid of extra fluids in your body through urination. › A first-choice blood pressure treatment for many people. Works especially well for African Americans. › Good option if you have both high blood pressure and heart failure. › Raises calcium levels in the body, so it can be good for people with osteoporosis to slow down bone loss and even help with new bone formation. › Most people have very few side effects. › Lowers the risk of heart attack and stroke. › Combines the benefits of two blood pressure-lowering medicines in a single pill. › Helpful in getting rid of extra fluids in your body. › Lowers the risk of heart attack and stroke. Downsides and risks Hydrochlorothiazide Dutoprol › Makes you urinate more often. › Doesn't work well in people with severe kidney problems. › Not the first choice to lower blood pressure. › Brand only, can be more expensive. › Can make you urinate more often and feel out of breath during physical activities, which may not go away. › Can hide symptoms of low blood sugar. Be careful if you're diabetic. › Forgetting to take the medicine or stopping it suddenly can cause a heart attack. Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication Hydrochlorothiazide Dutoprol › Starts working in about 2 hours. › Makes you urinate more often, so avoid taking 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 dizziness, fatigue, or muscle weakness that doesn't go away. › Requires routine blood tests to check kidney function. › Makes you urinate more often, so don't take it too close to bedtime. › Can make you feel dizzy or short of breath the first few days, but this should improve as your body gets used to the medicine. › Check your blood pressure and kidney function 1 week after starting the medicine, then routinely after that. › Tell your doctor about any cold-like symptoms, dizziness, headache, fatigue, or muscle weakness that doesn't go away. › Don't stop taking this medicine suddenly since it can trigger heart problems. Learn more More about Hydrochlorothiazide Side effects Reviews & ratings Alternatives FDA package insert More about Dutoprol Side effects Reviews & ratings Alternatives FDA package insert