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Hydrochlorothiazide Hydrodiuril (discontinued), Ezide (discontinued), Hydro-Par (discontinued), Microzide, and many combinations with other drugs is a diuretic used for treating high blood pressure, edema caused by heart failure, cirrhosis, chronic kidney failure, nephrotic syndrome, and corticosteroid medications. Drug interactions and side effects should be reviewed prior to taking this medication.

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Terms related to hydrochlorothiazide:

  • Ezide
  • Hydrodiuril
  • Hydro-Par
  • Microzide