Microzide Oral Capsule 12.5Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Microzide: Oral capsule (12.5mg)

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What is this Medicine?

HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE (hye droe 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

Microzide 12.5mg Capsule

NDC: 525440622
  • 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:
Nephrolithiasis, Hypercalciuria, Diabetes Insipidus, Renal Calculus, Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)

Storage Information
Protect from light
Protect from moisture
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Protect from freezing
Microzide 12.5mg Capsule
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Actavis Inc. formerly WatsonPharma Inc
Pill Identification: MICROZIDE 12.5 mg 
Shape: capsule
Color: blue-green

Reported Side Effects for Microzide 12.5mg Capsule

High Uric Acid Level Incidence:
<40.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Potassium Levels Incidence:
30.0-50.0%*
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 Microzide 12.5mg Capsule

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 Microzide 12.5mg Capsule(Hydrochlorothiazide)
Alcohol and Antihypertensives(Hydrochlorothiazide)
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 B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

SECOND Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

THIRD Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Lactation

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


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