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Hydrochlorothiazide

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Hydrochlorothiazide is used to treat hypertension, Esidrix, HydroDiuril, Microzide is the common brand name under the drug class called Diuretics. The recommended dosage of Hydrochlorothiazide is 25 mg.
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Basic Medical Information
Common Brand Name Esidrix, Hydrodiuril, Microzide 
Drug Class Diuretics  vs 29.4% Hypertension Drugs have Diuretics
Legal Status Rx -only 
Possible Side Effects Hypokalemia, Hypomagnesemia, Hyponatremia, Hyperuricemia, High Blood Sugar, Hyperlipidemia, Hypercalcemia, Headache, Nausea, Vomiting, Photosensitivity, Weight Gain, Gout, Pancreatitis 
Precautions & Contraindications Cirrhosis, Kidney Disease, Diabetes, Lupus Erythematosus, Angioedema, Gout, Pancreatitis, High Cholesterol, Allergies, Asthma, Hypercalcemia, Parathyroid Problems, Surgery, Allergies, Pregnant, Breastfeeding 
Excretion Urine  vs 20.6% Hypertension Drugs have Urine
Dosage, Usage and Forms
Route of Administration Oral  vs 82.4% Hypertension Drugs have Oral
Dosage 25 Mg  vs 15.2% Hypertension Drugs have 25 mg
Maximum daily dose
50 mg (174.22 mg lower than average)
vs
224.22 mg

Forms Tablet, Capsule, Suspension  vs 2.9% Hypertension Drugs have Tablet Capsule Suspension
Tablet Formulations 25 Mg, 50 Mg, 100mg 
Capsule Formulations 12.5 mg 
Oral Suspension 50 Mg/5ml 
Chemical Data
Molecular mass (g/mol)
297.74  (54.78 lower than average)
vs
352.52

Half Life (hours)
15  (3.37 higher than average)
vs
11.63

Chemicals Carbon, Hydrogen, Nitrogen, Oxygen, Sulfur, Chlorine 
Formula C7h8cln3o4s2 
Melting Point (C)
274  (89.75 higher than average)
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184.25

Phase (solid/liquid) Solid 


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