Special Aldactazide Drug Warnings
What are some of the special concerns about this medication for high
drug should only be used if your physician has precisely determined
that all of the ingredients in this medication meet your specific
needs. The Aldactazide drug contains such ingredients as
hydrochlorothiazide which has been known to trigger gout and allergic
reactions. It has also been known to significantly raise blood sugar
potassium supplements (which includes salt substitutes) that allow
high levels of potassium to remain in your body should also not be
used when taking the Aldactazide drug unless it has been recommended
by your physician. If you develop any symptoms of excessive potassium
including a slow heartbeat, paralysis, muscle weakness, fatigue, and
tingling sensations, you should contact your doctor immediately.
should also be taken if you are currently on an ACE inhibitor type of
blood pressure medication such as Vasotec.
also be used with caution if you have kidney or liver disease or lupus
erythematosus which is a disease that causes eruptions of the skin.
concerns when on the Aldactazide drug include excessive sweating,
severe diarrhea and vomiting which can cause you to lose too much
water and your blood-pressure to become very low. Some of the signs
of dehydration include rapid heartbeat, reduced urination,
restlessness, muscle cramps, muscle fatigue, drowsiness, weakness, dry
mouth, and excessive thirst. You should always make sure you drink
adequate fluids when dehydration threatens and to be especially
careful when exercising in excessively hot weather.
You should notify
your dentist or your doctor if you have a medical emergency when on
the Aldactazide drug, or when you’re having any surgical or dental
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