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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 (CHF) Article
      • 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 accumulations. Peripheral edema occurs in the feet and legs. There...learn more »
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      Edema Article
      • Edema facts
      • What is edema?
      • What is pitting edema and how does it differ from non-pitting edema?
      • What causes pitting edema?
      • How does salt intake affect edema?
      • Why does a patient with heart disease retain fluid?
      • Why do patients with liver disease develop ascites and edema?
      • Why does edema occur in patients with kidney disease?
      • What is idiopathic edema?
      • How does venous insufficiency cause edema?
      • Which diuretics are used to treat edema?
      • Are diuretics used for other purposes?

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Terms related to hydrochlorothiazide:

  • Ezide
  • Hydrodiuril
  • Hydro-Par
  • Microzide