indapamide, Lozol (Discontinued)

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GENERIC NAME: indapamide

BRAND NAME: Lozol (discontinued brand)

GENERIC AVAILABLE: Yes

PRESCRIPTION: Yes

USES: Indapamide is used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure) and accumulation of excess fluid (edema), which may result from congestive heart failure.

SIDE EFFECTS: Common adverse side effects of indapamide are dehydration, and hypokalemia (low blood potassium due to elimination of potassium in the urine), which causes abnormal cardiac rhythms The most common symptom associated with hypokalemia is muscle weakness. Patients receiving indapamide may need potassium supplements to prevent hypokalemia. Hypomagnesemia (low blood magnesium) also may occur.

Other important side effects include:

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 1/14/2016



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