Hydrochlorothiazide is a diuretic that helps remove excess fluid from the body and lower blood pressure.

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Hydrochlorothiazide Basics

Hydrochlorothiazide treats diabetes insipidus and hypertension. It also acts as a calcium oxalate urolith preventative and a diuretic for heart failure.

This medication requires a prescription from your veterinarian. It is available in 12.5mg, 25mg, and 50mg tablets.

Hydrochlorothiazide Directions

Give as directed by your veterinarian and follow the instructions printed on the prescription label. Complete the entire prescription unless otherwise instructed by your veterinarian. Dosage and duration depend on the condition being treated and response to the medication. Allow your pet constant access to water when giving this medication. Give with food to decrease the risk of stomach upset. Your pet may urinate more often while taking hydrochlorothiazide.

Store at room temperature, protected from light and moisture.

Hydrochlorothiazide Warnings

Keep out of the reach of children and pets. Hydrochlorothiazide should be used with extreme caution if your pet also suffers from abnormalities in electrolyte or water balance, diabetes mellitus, hepatic function issues, hyperuricemia, lupus, or renal disease. Hydrochlorothiazide can interact with other medications. Therefore, inform your veterinarian of any and all medications your pet may be taking, especially if they are on corticosteroids, digoxin, insulin, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), or vitamin D. Hydrochlorothiazide may influence laboratory results. If you notice any behavioral or physiological changes in your pet while giving this medication, contact your veterinarian immediately.

Adverse Reactions and Serious Side Effects

Adverse reactions and serious side effects are rare, however, they can occur. Contact your veterinarian if your pet experiences any of the following, as they could be signs of a serious side effect excessive thirst, fainting, head tilt, lack of urination, or muscle weakness. Overdoses of hydrochlorothiazide can occur. Contact your veterinarian immediately if you believe your pet has taken too much hydrochlorothiazide. Signs of an overdose include GI distress, coma, or seizures.

If you have any questions regarding this product, please contact us at (877)220-6337. A member of our pharmacy staff will be happy to assist you!

Additional information

Prescription Strength

12.5mg Capsule, 12.5mg Tablet, 25mg Tablet, 50mg Tablet