Medications and Drugs
Brand Names: Inderide
Generic Name: hydrochlorothiazide and propranolol (Pronunciation: HYE droe klor oh THYE a zide and proe PRAN oh lol)
What is hydrochlorothiazide and propranolol (Inderide)?
Hydrochlorothiazide is a thiazide diuretic (water pill) that helps prevent your body from absorbing too much salt, which can cause fluid retention.
Propranolol is a beta-blocker. Beta-blockers affect the heart and circulation (blood flow through arteries and veins).
Hydrochlorothiazide and propranolol may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
HCTZ-Propranolol 40 mg-25 mg-MYL
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HCTZ-Propranolol 80 mg-25 mg-MYL
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What are the possible side effects of hydrochlorothiazide and propranolol (Inderide)?
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using this medication and call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:
Less serious side effects may include:
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
What is the most important information I should know about hydrochlorothiazide and propranolol (Inderide)?
You should not use this medication if you have asthma, severe or uncontrolled heart failure, a heart condition called "sick sinus syndrome" or "AV block," or if you are unable to urinate.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor if you have congestive heart failure, kidney or liver disease, cirrhosis, glaucoma, bronchospastic lung disease, gout, lupus, diabetes, a thyroid disorder, or if you are allergic to sulfa drugs or penicillin.
If you are diabetic, check your blood sugar carefully. Using propranolol can make it harder for you to tell when you have low blood sugar. Your insulin or diabetic medication needs may change while you are taking hydrochlorothiazide and propranolol. Talk with your doctor before changing any doses.
Drinking alcohol can further lower your blood pressure and may increase your blood levels of propranolol.
Avoid becoming overheated or dehydrated during exercise and in hot weather. Follow your doctor's instructions about the type and amount of liquids you should drink. In some cases, drinking too much liquid can be as unsafe as not drinking enough.
Keep using this medication even if you feel fine. High blood pressure often has no symptoms.
There are many other medicines that can interact with hydrochlorothiazide and propranolol. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications you use.
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
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