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. Lowers blood pressure and controls heart rate. Toprol XL (metoprolol succinate) is good for controlling chest pain, treating heart failure, and heart attack. It has the added benefit of being taken once a day. 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 No pricing data for this drug at this filter setting. Try searching on GoodRx 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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Side effects hydrochlorothiazide Toprol XL
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More about hydrochlorothiazide side effects » More Toprol XL side effects » How it works hydrochlorothiazide Toprol XL 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. Toprol XL (metoprolol succinate) is a beta blocker. It lowers blood pressure by slowing heart rate, relaxing blood vessels, and lowering the body's fight-or-flight response. Type of medication hydrochlorothiazide Toprol XL Prescription only Prescription only Available as hydrochlorothiazide Toprol XL Used for hydrochlorothiazide Toprol XL Risk factors for serious side effects hydrochlorothiazide Toprol XL › Current electrolyte imbalance › Lower kidney function › Dehydration › History of sulfa allergies › History of gout › Current kidney problems › History of sulfa or penicillin allergies Detailed Microzide (hydrochlorothiazide ) risks & warnings » › Sudden discontinuation of medicine › Coronary artery disease › Major surgery requiring anesthesia › History of asthma › History of COPD Detailed Toprol XL (metoprolol succinate) 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.
Kidneys and liver hydrochlorothiazide Toprol XL › Requires routine blood tests to check kidney function. No kidneys and liver related info. Upsides and benefits hydrochlorothiazide Toprol XL › 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. › A first-choice treatment to prevent chest pain (angina). It makes attacks less frequent and helps you be more active without having chest pain. › Toprol XL (metoprolol succinate) is a first-choice treatment for heart failure since it may prevent long-term heart damage. › It's also a first-choice for heart attack treatment since it lowers the risk of death during and after a heart attack. › Toprol XL (metoprolol succinate) is the extended release version of metoprolol tartrate and only needs to be taken once a day. › It's available as a generic and is relatively cheap. Downsides and risks hydrochlorothiazide Toprol XL › 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)). › Taking a beta blocker can make you feel more tired or out of breath during exercise or normal daily routines. This gets better for most people, but for some this may not go away. › It's not a first-choice treatment for high blood pressure according to the latest guidelines, except if you have heart failure or heart disease. › Toprol XL (metoprolol succinate) can hide symptoms of low blood sugar if you have diabetes. › You can't miss doses. Stopping Toprol XL (metoprolol succinate) suddenly can cause your blood pressure to go up quickly, which increases your risk of heart attack and stroke. Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication hydrochlorothiazide Toprol XL › 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. › Toprol XL (metoprolol succinate) cause dizziness in the first few days. › Check your blood pressure 1 week after starting this medicine and let your doctor know if it hasn't improved. › It can make you feel tired or give you headaches. › Can hide symptoms of low blood sugar, so be careful taking this if you have diabetes. › Don't stop taking this medicine suddenly. › This is the extended-release version, but it also comes in an immediate-release form, metoprolol tartrate. Learn more More about hydrochlorothiazide Side effects Reviews & ratings Alternatives FDA package insert More about Toprol XL Side effects Reviews & ratings Alternatives FDA package insert