chlorthalidone

Adult
Uses
  • hypertension
  • heart failure
  • edema
  • ascites associated with hepatic cirrhosis
Contraindications,
drug interactions
or cautions
Contraindications
  • anuria, severe sulphur allergy, symptomatic hyperuricemia, hyponatremia
Drug interactions
  • digoxin, lithium, NSAID, steroids
Adverse Effects
(common and severe)
  • dizziness
  • vertigo
  • headache
  • abdominal pain
  • nausea
  • increases calcium
  • uric acid
  • glucose
  • cholesterol
  • triglycerides
Instructions and dose
(initial; typical)
12.5mg once daily
Monitoring
  • blood pressure
Source of Suggestion
Suggestion from clinicians (Added on August, 2015)