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Inderide Alternatives

(propranolol / hydrochlorothiazide)

Prescription onlyLower-cost generic availableClass: Cardiovascular
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Compare Inderide (propranolol / hydrochlorothiazide) to alternatives

These medications are comparable to Inderide (propranolol / hydrochlorothiazide) or used for similar purposes.

Inderide
(propranolol / hydrochlorothiazide)

Lopressor
(metoprolol tartrate)

Microzide
(hydrochlorothiazide )

Tenoretic
(atenolol / chlorthalidone)

Ziac
(bisoprolol / hydrochlorothiazide)

Dutoprol
(metoprolol succinate / hydrochlorothiazide)

Lowers blood pressure. Removes extra water from your body. Inderide (Propranolol / Hydrochlorothiazide) is a good combination blood pressure-lowering medicine to try if your blood pressure is very high.Lowers blood pressure and controls heart rate. Lopressor (metoprolol tartrate) lowers high blood pressure, controls chest pain, and helps treat heart failure and heart attack. You need to take it with food and can't miss a dose.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.Coming soon.Coming soon.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.
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Have you used Inderide (propranolol / hydrochlorothiazide)?
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Reviews for Lopressor
62%
+38% better vs. Inderide
47%
+53% better vs. Inderide
15%
+15% better vs. Inderide
464 reviews
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Reviews for hydrochlorothiazide
47%
+53% better vs. Inderide
31%
+69% better vs. Inderide
16%
+16% better vs. Inderide
139 reviews
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Side effects
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We haven’t found good data for Inderide side effects.

FDA side effect reports for Inderide »
  • Tiredness 10%
  • Dizziness 10%
  • Low mood disorder 5%
  • Diarrhea 5%
  • Itching or skin rash 5%
  • Shortness of breath 3%
  • Slowed heart rate 3%
  • Low blood pressure 4%
More Lopressor side effects »

The hydrochlorothiazide FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.

More about hydrochlorothiazide side effects »

We haven’t found good data for Tenoretic side effects.

FDA side effect reports for Tenoretic »

We haven’t found good data for Ziac side effects.

FDA side effect reports for Ziac »
  • Common cold 2%
  • Fatigue 2%
  • Back pain 1%
More Dutoprol side effects »
How it works
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Inderide (Propranolol / Hydrochlorothiazide) is a combination medicine that lowers your blood pressure with a diuretic (hydrochlorothiazide) and a beta blocker (propranolol). Hydrochlorothiazide removes extra water from your body and propranolol lowers your heart rate.Lopressor (metoprolol tartrate) is a beta blocker. It lowers blood pressure by slowing your heart rate, relaxing blood vessels, and lowering the body's fight-or-flight response.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.Coming soon.Coming soon.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
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Available as
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Used for
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  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension
Risk factors for serious side effects
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  • Sudden discontinuation of medicine
  • History of asthma
  • History of diabetes
  • Age 65 years or older
  • Using other medicine(s) that slows the heart
Detailed Inderide (propranolol / hydrochlorothiazide) risks & warnings »
  • Suddenly stopping Lopressor (metoprolol tartrate)
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Diabetes
  • Heart failure
  • Major surgery requiring anesthesia
Detailed Lopressor (metoprolol tartrate) risks & warnings »
  • Current electrolyte imbalance
  • Lower kidney function
  • Dehydration
  • History of sulfa allergies
  • History of gout
Detailed Microzide (hydrochlorothiazide ) risks & warnings »
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      • Sudden discontinuation of medicine
      • History of asthma
      • History of diabetes
      • Age 65 years or older
      • Using other medicine(s) that slows the heart
      Detailed Dutoprol (metoprolol succinate / hydrochlorothiazide) risks & warnings »
      Pregnancy

      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.

      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.

      Research studies with animals haven’t found a risk to unborn babies, but it hasn’t been properly studied in humans.

      Research studies with real people found harmful effects on unborn babies, but the benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

      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.

      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.

      Food
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      • You need to take Lopressor (metoprolol tartrate) with food twice a day for it to work best.
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      Kidneys and liver
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      • Get your blood pressure, potassium, and kidney function checked 1 week after starting the medicine, then routinely after.
      No kidneys and liver related info.
      • Requires routine blood tests to check kidney function.
      No kidneys and liver related info.No kidneys and liver related info.
      • Check your blood pressure and kidney function 1 week after starting the medicine, then routinely after that.
      Pain
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      No pain related info.
      • Makes pain episodes less frequent and makes it easier to be active without having chest pain.
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      Upsides and benefits
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      • Lowers the risk of heart attack and stroke.
      • Combines the benefits of two blood pressure lowering medicines with a single pill.
      • For people with problems of fluid balance (like in congestive heart failure), it's helpful for taking off extra fluids.
      • A first-choice treatment to prevent chest pain (angina).
      • Makes pain episodes less frequent and makes it easier to be active without having chest pain.
      • A first-choice treatment for people who've had a heart attack.
      • Lopressor (metoprolol tartrate) lowers the risk of death during and after a heart attack.
      • Lopressor (metoprolol tartrate) is cheaper than the extended release version.
      • 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.
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      • 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.
      Downsides and risks
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      • Can make you urinate more often and feel out of breath during physical activities.
      • Can make you sensitive to sunlight.
      • Can hide symptoms of low blood sugar if you have diabetes.
      • Forgetting to take the medicine or stopping it suddenly can cause serious heart problems.
      • May not work as well if you have severe kidney problems.
      • Shouldn't take it if you have a sulfa allergy.
      • You need to take Lopressor (metoprolol tartrate) with food twice a day for it to work best.
      • Taking Lopressor (metoprolol tartrate) may make you feel more tired or out of breath during exercise or your normal daily routines. This gets better for most people, but for some it may not go away.
      • Not a first-choice treatment for high blood pressure, unless you have heart failure or heart disease. It can also be added to other medicines if your blood pressure is still too high.
      • Can hide symptoms of low blood sugar if you're diabetic.
      • You can't miss doses. Stopping Lopressor (metoprolol tartrate) suddenly can cause your blood pressure to go up suddenly, which raises the risk of heart attack and stroke.
      • 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)).
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      • 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
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      • Makes you urinate more often, so don't take it at bedtime.
      • Can make you feel dizzy the first few days, but it should improve as your body gets used to the medicine.
      • Get your blood pressure, potassium, and kidney function checked 1 week after starting the medicine, then routinely after.
      • Can hide symptoms of low blood sugar, so be careful if you're diabetic.
      • Don't stop taking this medicine suddenly, since it can trigger heart problems.
      • You should take Lopressor (metoprolol tartrate) with or after meals.
      • Lopressor (metoprolol tartrate) can make you feel dizzy for the first few days. It can also cause fatigue and headaches.
      • Check your blood pressure 1 week after starting this medicine, and tell your doctor if it hasn't improved.
      • Can hide symptoms of low blood sugar. Be careful if you're diabetic.
      • Don't stop taking this medicine suddenly unless your doctor tells you to.
      • This is the immediate release version of the medication, so it needs to be taken twice a day. It's different from the extended release form: Toprol XL (metoprolol succinate).
      • 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.
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      • 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.
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      Have you used Ziac (bisoprolol / hydrochlorothiazide)?
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