Edarbyclor

(azilsartan / chlorthalidone)

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Lowers blood pressure.

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Edarbyclor (azilsartan / chlorthalidone) is a good 2-in-1 blood pressure-lowering medicine, especially if you are at high risk for stroke and heart attacks.

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Quick facts about Edarbyclor
  • Drug class: Cardiovascular
  • Rx status: Prescription only
  • Generic status: No lower cost generic available

Upsides

  • Proven to lower the risk of stroke and heart attacks, especially if you have high blood pressure and heart failure.
  • Once daily dosing is more convenient than other medicines that work similarly and need to be taken twice daily.
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Downsides

  • Available as an expensive, brand version only.
  • One of the components is a water pill and increases urination.
  • Not safe for use if you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant.
  • Not a good choice if you have gout or sulfa- allergy.
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How it works

Edarbyclor (azilsartan / chlorthalidone) is a combination of two blood pressure lowering medicines. Azilsartan, an angiotensin receptor blocker, relaxes the blood vessels while chlorthalidone, a thiazide diuretic, promotes excretion of extra water via the kidneys.

Quick facts about Edarbyclor
  • Drug class: Cardiovascular
  • Rx status: Prescription only
  • Generic status: No lower cost generic available

Dosage forms

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What to expect when you take Edarbyclor (azilsartan / chlorthalidone) for High blood pressure

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  • Possible side effects
  • Dizziness
  • Fatigue
  • Low blood pressure
  • Fainting
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Side effect rates for Edarbyclor (azilsartan / chlorthalidone)

From 302 clinical trials of Edarbyclor when taken for high blood pressure (40/12.5 mg, 40/25 mg)
  • Dizziness
    9%9%
  • Fatigue
    2%2%
  • Low blood pressure
    2%2%
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The placebo bar shows how common a side effect was for people taking a sugar pill instead of Edarbyclor.

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Risks and Warnings for Edarbyclor (azilsartan / chlorthalidone)

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    • Higher risk if:
    • Women of childbearing age

    Edarbyclor (azilsartan / chlorthalidone) causes birth defects. If you're pregnant, stop taking Edarbyclor (azilsartan / chlorthalidone) right away and talk to your doctor.

    This is a black box warning. The FDA requires this warning when there is a significant risk of serious or life-threatening effects that anyone taking the drug should consider.

Means that some groups have a high risk of experiencing this side effect

Common concerns from people taking Edarbyclor (azilsartan / chlorthalidone)

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Food
  • Take with or without food.
Kidneys and liver
  • Edarbyclor (azilsartan / chlorthalidone) can impair your kidney function, especially if you have pre-existing kidney disease. Your doctor will order blood tests regularly to monitor your kidneys.