February 26 2020

HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE

List of brands containing hydrochlorothiazide   

This page contains a list of brands of authorized pharmaceutical specialties of the active principle hydrochlorothiazide in the countries listed below:

Australia] [ Brazil] [ Canada] [ France] [ Germany] [ India] [ Italy] [ Japan] [ Korea] [ Mexico] [ Puerto Rico] [ Spain] [ Turkey] [ United Kingdom] [ U.S.A]

Given the nature of the pharmaceutical market, some specialties may be unavailable, have been removed from the pharmaceutical market or have changed its name. So that, in no case can take decisions based on the information contained in the page. MEDIZZINE is not responsible for any damage arising from the information provided, which may be incomplete or outdated.

Indications and usage     

Hydrochlorothiazide causes a diuresis that starts quickly and smoothly, peaking at three hours and persisting for six or more.

It is eliminated without alterations of glomerular filtration neither blood pressure in normotensive individuals; It produces a balanced excretion of sodium and chloride ion, with little increase in potassium excretion and negligible bicarbonate excretion.

It also has hypotensive properties and potentiates the action of other hypotensive agents, allowing to reduce the dose of these below the level at which side effects occur.

Hydrochlorothiazide is indicated:

As diuretic:

- Edema due to heart failure in all its degrees. Edema by cirrhosis. Nephrotic syndromes. Liver diseases in which diuresis is required. Nutritional edema. Premenstrual edema. Ionic retention caused by treatment with corticosteroids.

In arterial hypertension:

It has its own hypotensive effects and potentiates the action of hypotensive substances such as reserpine, Veratrum alkaloids, hydralazine hydrochloride, ganglioplegic, etc.

Medizzine recommends consulting your doctor if you are unsure (or you do not know) why you have been given hydrochlorothiazide.

Other ingredients of available commercial presentations:

Each tablet contains 25 or 50 mg of hydrochlorothiazide. The excipients are lactose, corn starch, microcrystalline cellulose, magnesium stearate, and methyl hydroxyethyl cellulose

Warning:

The composition of the various presentations may vary from one country to another. We recommend you consult the information provided by your local supplier.

Important information     

Warning for sport

Sportsmen should know that this medicine contains an ingredient that may be positive in doping controls.

Tablets

This medicine contains lactose. If your doctor has told you that you have an intolerance to sugars, contact him before using it.

Before taking the drug     

Do not use hydrochlorothiazide

If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to the active substance hydrochlorothiazide, to other sulfonamide-derived drugs or any of the other ingredients of the medicinal product prescribed to you. If you think you may be allergic, ask your doctor.

Allergy symptoms may include:

- Asthma attacks with shortness of breath, audible wheezing or rapid breathing.
- More or less sudden swelling of the face, lips, tongue or elsewhere in the body. It is especially critical if it affects the vocal cords.
- Hives, itching, rash
- Anaphylactic shock (loss of consciousness, paleness, sweating, etc.).

Nor take this medicine if:

- In the states of anuria (lack of urine output),
- If you have kidney failure,
- If you have liver failure.

Take special care with hydrochlorothiazide

If you plan to simultaneously take potassium salts.

Taking other medicines

Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including herbal products or drugs obtained without a prescription.

This medicine is compatible with any other medication, even hypotensive, provided are used at recommended doses by the physician.

Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medicine only for you. Never give it to someone else.

Special physiological situations

Always consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking any medicine during pregnancy or lactation.

Pregnancy and lactation

If is required using hydrochlorothiazide in pregnant women, should be weighed the possible risks to the fetus (jaundice, thrombocytopenia), versus its therapeutic effects.

Hydrochlorothiazide is excreted in the milk so it is contraindicated in nursing mothers.

Driving and using machines

Before driving or operating machinery while taking this medication, you should check the effect that causes hydrochlorothiazide and ensures you do not suffer adverse effects that may endanger yourself or other persons.

Consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking any medicine.

How to use hydrochlorothiazide     

Follow carefully the instructions of use of hydrochlorothiazide provided by your doctor. Consult your doctor or pharmacist when in doubt. Follow the instructions of the physician in preference to those given in this website, which may be different. Ask your doctor to explain any aspect that you do not understand, contained in the instruction leaflet that comes with the medicine.

Adults

As diuretic:

Average dose: 50 a 150 mg daily.

The optimal dose is variable, it must be adjusted to the individual conditions of each patient, depending on the severity of the condition and clinical response.

You can set intermittent medication every other day, or discontinue the medication two or three days a week.

In hypertension:

Average dose: 25-50 mg daily.

In combination therapy with other antihypertensive, is essential an individual titration both hydrochlorothiazide as other antihypertensive drugs.

Children

A proportional dose to the weight (approximately 2 mg/kg/day), without exceeding adult dose.

How to administer the drug

The tablets may be taken whole, broken or crushed with the help of some water or other nonalcoholic drink.

If required simultaneously administering a preparation containing potassium, it must be ingested always dissolved in enough water. It should be discontinued its administration if appear abdominal pain, nausea or vomiting.

If you think that the effect of the medicine is too strong or too weak, consult your doctor.

If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

While you take hydrochlorothiazide     

If you become pregnant, contact your doctor immediately.

If a doctor prescribes another medicine , tell you are taking hydrochlorothiazide.

Check with your doctor regularly developments of disorder that motivates the use of hydrochlorothiazide. Maybe there is some reason that prevented you properly receive the indicated doses and induce your doctor to erroneous conclusions about treatment.

Do not restart treatment with hydrochlorothiazide at your own risk without first talking to your doctor, nor encourage its use by another person, even if have the same symptoms you have. Nor is it advisable to interrupt or reduce the dose without considering the opinion of your doctor.

If you feel unwell during treatment with hydrochlorothiazide, immediately consult your doctor.

If you use more medicine than you should

If you accidentally take more doses than prescribed, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

In the case of overdose or accidental ingestion, consult the Toxicology Information Service of your country.

Accidental ingestion of large doses of hydrochlorothiazide may cause electrolyte imbalance, which may require administration of potassium besides diuretic suppression.

If you forget a dose:

Do not take a double dose to make up for missed doses.

If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

Side Effects of hydrochlorothiazide     

Like all medicines, hydrochlorothiazide can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

The frequency of side effects is classified into:

Very common: affect 1 out of 1-10 patients
Common: affect 1 out of 10-100 patients
Uncommon: affect 1 out of 100-1.000 patients
Rare: affect 1 out of 1.000-10.000 patients
Very Rare: affect less than 1 in 10,000 patients
Incidence not known: Can not be established the true incidence from the available data

When it is administered at higher doses than recommended may cause hypokalemia.

There have been reports of hyperglycemia after administration of hydrochlorothiazide in individuals with diabetes mellitus in a latent state.

Other side effects include gastrointestinal symptoms (nausea, vomiting, etc.) and/or some hematologic changes that usually disappear upon withdrawal of treatment.

If you notice any side effects not listed in this website or in the leaflet accompanying the package, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

If any of the side effects gets serious, tell your doctor or pharmacist.

List of brands containing hydrochlorothiazide     

This page contains a list of brands of authorized pharmaceutical specialties of the active principle hydrochlorothiazide in the countries listed below:

Australia] [ Brazil] [ Canada] [ France] [ Germany] [ India] [ Italy] [ Japan] [ Korea] [ Mexico] [ Puerto Rico] [ Spain] [ Turkey] [ United Kingdom] [ U.S.A]

Given the nature of the pharmaceutical market, some specialties may be unavailable, have been removed from the pharmaceutical market or have changed its name. So that, in no case can take decisions based on the information contained in the page. MEDIZZINE is not responsible for any damage arising from the information provided, which may be incomplete or outdated.

Warning:

With exceptions expressly indicated, these lists do not include active principle associations with other drugs or clinical use containers.

Australia:     

DITHIAZIDE 25 mg, tablets

Brazil:     

CLORANA 25 mg, tablets
CLORANA 50 mg, tablets
CLORIZIN 25 mg, tablets
CLORIZIN 50 mg, tablets
DIURECLOR 50 mg, tablets
DIURETIL 50 mg, tablets
DIURIX 25 mg, tablets
DIURIX 50 mg, tablets
DRENOL 50 mg, tablets
HIDROBIO 25 mg, tablets
HIDROBIO 50 mg, tablets
HIDROCLORANA 25 mg, tablets
HIDROCLORANA 50 mg, tablets
HIDROCLOROTIAZIDA EMS 25 mg, tablets
HIDROCLOROTIAZIDA EMS 50 mg, tablets
HIDROCLOROTIAZIDA GERMED 25 mg, tablets
HIDROCLOROTIAZIDA LEGRAND 25 mg, tablets
HIDROCLOROTIAZIDA LEGRAND 50 mg, tablets
HIDROCLOROTIAZIDA NEO QUIMICA 25 mg, tablets
HIDROCLOROTIAZIDA NEO QUIMICA 50 mg, tablets
HIDROCLOROTIAZIDA PRATI-DONADUZZI 25 mg, tablets
HIDROCLOROTIAZIDA PRATI-DONADUZZI 50 mg, tablets
HIDROCLOROTIAZIDA SANOFI-AVENTIS 25 mg, tablets
HIDROCLOROTIAZIDA SANOFI-AVENTIS 50 mg, tablets
HIDROFLUX 50 mg, tablets
HIDROLAN 50 mg, tablets
HIDROMED 25 mg, tablets
HIDROMED 50 mg, tablets
HIDROTIAZIDA 50 mg, tablets
NEO HIDROCLOR 50 mg, tablets

Canada:     

APO HYDRO 12.5 mg, tablets
APO HYDRO 25 mg, tablets
APO HYDRO 50 mg, tablets
APO HYDRO 100 mg, tablets
BIO-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 25 mg, tablets
BIO-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 25 mg, tablets
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE SANIS HEALTH 25 mg, tablets
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE SANIS HEALTH 50 mg, tablets
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE PRO DOC 25 mg, tablets
MINT-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 mg, tablets
MINT-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 25 mg, tablets
MINT-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 50 mg, tablets
PMS-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 mg, tablets
PMS-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 25 mg, tablets
PMS-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 50 mg, tablets
TEVA-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 25 mg, tablets
TEVA-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 50 mg, tablets
UROZIDE 25 mg, tablets
UROZIDE 50 mg, tablets
UROZIDE 100 mg, tablets

France:     

ESIDREX 25 mg, tablets

Germany:     

DISALUNIL 25 mg, tablets
ESIDRIX 25 mg, tablets
HC TAD 25 mg, tablets
HCT-1 A PHARMA 12.5 mg, tablets
HCT-1 A PHARMA 25 mg, tablets
HCT AAA 12.5 mg, tablets
HCT AAA 25 mg, tablets
HCT ABZ 12.5 mg, tablets
HCT ABZ 25 mg, tablets
HCT AIWA 25 mg, tablets
HCT AL 12.5 mg, tablets
HCT AL 25 mg, tablets
HCT DEXCEL 12.5 mg, tablets
HCT DEXCEL 25 mg, tablets
HCT DEXCEL 50 mg, tablets
HCT HEXAL 25 mg, tablets
HCT SANDOZ 12.5 mg, tablets
HCT SANDOZ 25 mg, tablets
HCT STADA 12.5 mg, tablets
HCT STADA 25 mg, tablets
HCT TEVA 12.5 mg, tablets
HCT TEVA 25 mg, tablets
HCT-ACTAVIS 12.5 mg, tablets
HCT-ACTAVIS 25 mg, tablets
HCT-BETA 25 mg, tablets
HCT-CT 25 mg, tablets
HCT-DURA 12.5 mg, tablets
HCT-DURA 25 mg, tablets
HCT-DURA 50 mg, tablets
HCT-GAMMA 12.5 mg, tablets
HCT-GAMMA 25 mg, tablets
HCT-ISIS 12.5 mg, tablets
HCT-RATIOPHARM 12.5 mg, tablets
HCT-RATIOPHARM 25 mg, tablets

India:     

Available in association with other active ingredients

Italy:     

ESIDREX 25 mg, 20 tablets

Japan:     

DICHLOTRIDE 25 mg, tablets
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE TOWA 12.5 mg, tablets
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE TOWA OD 12.5 mg, orodispersible tablets
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE TOWA 25 mg, tablets
NEWTOLIDE 25 mg, tablets
PANTEMON 25 mg, tablets

Korea:     

DICHLODIDE 25 mg, tablets
DICHLOZID 25 mg, tablets

Mexico:     

ROFUCAL 25 mg, 30 tablets
TOP-K 25 mg, 20 & 100 tablets

Spain:     

ESIDREX 25 mg, 20 tablets
HIDROSALURETIL 50 mg, 20 tablets

Turkey:     

Available in association with other active ingredients

United Kingdom:     

Available in association with other active ingredients

U.S.A. and Puerto Rico:     

ESIDRIX 25 mg, 100 tablets
ESIDRIX 50 mg, 100 tablets
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE ACTAVIS ELIZABETH 12.5 mg, 100 tablets
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE ACTAVIS ELIZABETH 50 mg, tablets
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE AMERICAN HEALTH PACK 12.5 mg, 100 capsules
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE AMERICAN HEALTH PACK 25 mg, 100 tablets
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE APOTEX 25 mg, 30 & 100 tablets
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE APOTEX 50 mg, 30 & 100 tablets
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE APOTHECA 25 mg, 15-90 tablets
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE APOTHECA 50 mg, 15-90 tablets
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE AUROBINDO 25 mg, 100 tablets
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE AUROBINDO 50 mg, 100 tablets
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE AUROBINDO 12.5 mg, 100 capsules
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE BRYANT RANCH PREPACK 12.5 mg, 10, 30 & 90 capsules
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE BRYANT RANCH PREPACK 25 mg, 90 tablets
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE CARACO 25 mg, 100 tablets
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE CARACO 50 mg, 100 tablets
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE CARDINAL HEALTH 12.5 mg, 10 & 30 capsules
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE CARDINAL HEALTH 25 mg, 30 tablets
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE CONTRACT PHARM SERVICES 25 mg, 30 tablets
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE CONTRACT PHARM SERVICES 50 mg, 30 tablets
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE HERITAGE 12.5 mg, 30 & 100 capsules
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE HERITAGE 12.5 mg, tablets
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE HERITAGE 25 mg, 10 & 100 tablets
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE INTERNATIONAL LABS 25 mg, 30 tablets
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE INTERNATIONAL LABS 50 mg, 30 tablets
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE IPCA 12.5 mg, 30 & 100 capsules
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE IVAX 12.5 mg, 100 capsules
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE IVAX 25 mg, 100 tablets
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE IVAX 50 mg, 100 tablets
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE KAISER 25 mg, 30 & 50 tablets
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE LANNETT 25 mg, 100 tablets
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE LANNETT 50 mg, 100 tablets
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE MED HEALTH PHARMA 12.5 mg, 30 capsules
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE MED HEALTH PHARMA 12.5 mg, 30 tablets
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE MED HEALTH PHARMA 25 mg, 15, 30 & 40 tablets
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE MED HEALTH PHARMA 50 mg, 30 & 40 tablets
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE MYLAN 12.5 mg, 100 tablets
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE MYLAN 25 mg, 100 tablets
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE MYLAN 50 mg, 100 tablets
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE MYLAN 12.5 mg, 30 & 100 capsules
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE NCS HEALTHCARE OF KY 12.5 mg, 15, 30 & 31 capsules
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE NCS HEALTHCARE OF KY 25 mg, 15, 31 & 30 tablets
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE NCS HEALTHCARE OF KY 50 mg, 30 tablets
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE NORTHSTAR 12.5 mg, 30 & 100 capsules
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE PHYSICIANS TOTAL CARE 12.5 mg, 30 & 100 capsules
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE PHYSICIANS TOTAL CARE 50 mg, 30, 40, 60 & 100 tablets
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE QUALITEST 12.5 mg, 100 capsules
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE QUALITEST 25 mg, 10-100 tablets
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE QUALITEST 50 mg, 10-100 tablets
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE REBEL 12.5 mg, 30 tablets
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE REMEDYREPACK 12.5 mg, 30 capsules
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE REMEDYREPACK 25 mg, 30 tablets
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE STAT FLORIDA DOH CENTRAL PHARM 12.5 mg, 30 capsules
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE STAT FLORIDA DOH CENTRAL PHARM 25 mg, 30 tablets
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE STAT FLORIDA DOH CENTRAL PHARM 50 mg, 30 tablets
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE STAT RX USA LLC 12.5 mg, 30, 60 & 90 capsules
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE STAT RX USA LLC 25 mg, 30, 60 & 90 tablets
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE TEVA 12.5 mg, 100 capsules
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE UDL 12.5 mg, 100 capsules
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE UNICHEM 12.5 mg, 100 capsules
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE UNICHEM 25 mg, 100 tablets
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE UNICHEM 50 mg, 100 tablets
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE WATSON 12.5 mg, 100 capsules
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE WEST-WARD 12.5 mg, 100 capsules
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE WEST-WARD 25 mg, 100 tablets
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE WEST-WARD 50 mg, 100 tablets

Page updated: December 18, 2010.