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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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      • Congestive heart failure facts
      • What is congestive heart failure (CHF)?
      • What causes congestive heart failure?
      • What are the signs and symptoms of congestive heart failure?
      • What are the risk factors for congestive heart failure?
      • How is congestive heart failure diagnosed?
      • What is the treatment for congestive heart failure?
      • What lifestyle changes can help treat congestive heart failure?
      • Diet
      • Exercise
      • Fluid regulation
      • Maintaining weight
      • What is the long term prognosis for patients with congestive heart failure?
      • Can congestive heart failure be prevented?
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    • Edema Edema is the swelling of tissues as a result of excess water accumulation. Peripheral edema occurs in the feet and legs. There...learn more »
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      • Edema facts
      • What is edema?
      • What is pitting edema and how does it differ from non-pitting edema?
      • What does pitting edema look like (picture)?
      • What causes pitting edema?
      • Does salt intake affect edema?
      • What causes edema during pregnancy?
      • What kind of doctors treat edema?
      • Why does a person with heart disease retain fluid?
      • Why do people with liver disease develop ascites and edema?
      • Why do people with kidney disease have pitting edema?
      • What causes pitting edema by heavy loss of protein in the urine?
      • What medications treat pitting edema caused by heavy loss of protein in the urine?
      • What causes pitting edema in people with impaired kidney (renal) function?
      • What is idiopathic edema?
      • What is the treatment for idiopathic edema?
      • What is the treatment for patients with idiopathic edema who have become dependant on diuretics?
      • How does venous insufficiency cause edema?
      • Which diuretics are used to treat edema?
      • Do people taking diuretics need a diet high in potassium?
      • Are diuretics used for other diseases or conditions?
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Terms related to hydrochlorothiazide:

  • Ezide
  • Hydrodiuril
  • Hydro-Par
  • Microzide