Diuril Oral Tablet 250Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Diuril: Oral tablet (250mg)

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Chlorothiazide 250mg Tab
Mylan Institutional LLC formerly UDL Laboratories Inc
Pill Identification: M 50 
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Diuril 250mg Tab
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., a Subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc.
Pill Identification: DIURIL  |  MSD 214
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Chlorothiazide 250mg Tab
Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: M 50 

What is this Medicine?

CHLOROTHIAZIDE (klor oh THYE a zide) is a diuretic. It increases the amount of urine passed, which causes the body to lose salt and water. This medicine is used to treat high blood pressure. It is also reduces the swelling and water retention caused by various medical conditions, such as heart, liver, or kidney disease.

In-Depth Information

Diuril 250mg Tablet

NDC: 000060214
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Ascites, Edema, Hypertension, Heart Failure, Nephrotic Syndrome

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Hypercalciuria

Diuril 250mg Tablet
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Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., a Subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc.
Pill Identification: DIURIL  |  MSD 214
Shape: round
Color: white

Reported Side Effects for Diuril 250mg Tablet

No White Blood Cells Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Lyell'S Syndrome Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Aplastic Anemia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Stevens-Johnson Syndrome Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Potassium Levels Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Diuril 250mg Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Diuril 250mg Tablet(Chlorothiazide)
Alcohol and Antihypertensives(Chlorothiazide)
Although an interaction is possible, Ethanol (alchohol) and Antihypertensive Agents (drugs used to reduce high blood pressure) may be used together. Ethanol or alchohol-containing beverages may increase the effects of Antihypertensive Agents on your blood pressure. If the blood pressure drops too low while taking Ethanol and Antihypertensive Agents, you may become dizzy or feel faint. To limit this interaction, avoid alcohol-containing beverages while taking medicines to lower your blood pressure. Do not stand or sit up too quickly. Contact your prescriber if you have dizziness which does not go away.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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