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   Aldactazide Side Effects And Food And Drug Interactions 

What Aldactazide side effects may possibly occur? 

aldactazide side effectsWhile the Aldactazide side effects cannot be anticipated, if any develop or change in intensity, you should notify your doctor immediately.  Only your physician can determine if you should continue this high blood pressure medication in spite of the Aldactazide side effects. 

Your Aldactazide side effects may include: 

Abdominal cramps, breast development in males, change in potassium levels (leading to such symptoms as dry mouth, excessive thirst, weak or irregular heartbeat, muscle pain or cramps), weakening of the voice, diarrhea, dizziness, dizziness upon rising, drowsiness, excessive hairiness, fever, headache, hives, inflammation of blood vessels or lymph vessels, inflammation of the pancreas, irregular menstruation, kidney problems, lack of coordination, liver problems, loss of appetite, mental confusion, muscle spasms, nausea, sluggishness, stomach bleeding, stomach inflammation, stomach ulcer, tingling or pins and needles, vertigo, vomiting, weakness, yellow eyes and skin, yellow vision 

In addition to the Aldactazide effects, what are some of the possible food and drug interactions when taking this high blood pressure medication? 

If this high blood pressure medications is taken with other medications, their effects may be increased, decreased or altered in some other way.  It is very important to check with your physician before combining Aldactazide with the following:  

  • Ace inhibitor blood pressure drugs such as Vasotec

  • Alcohol

  • Anti-gout medications such as Zyloprim

  • Barbiturates such as phenobarbital and Seconal

  • Digoxin (Lanoxin)

  • Diuretics such as Lasix and Midamor

  • Insulin or oral antidiabetic drugs such as Micronase

  • Lithium (Lithonate)

  • Narcotic drugs such as those containing codeine

  • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDís.) such as Advil, Aleve, and Motrin and Motrin

  • Norepinephrine (Levophed)

  • Potassium supplements such as Slow-K.

  • Steroids such as prednisone

While this list is not totally inclusive, you should always take special precautions when experiencing any Aldactazide side effects.

Adapted from The PDR Family Guide to Prescription Drugs

 

 

Additional Information and webpage by Paul Susic MA Licensed Psychologist Ph.D. Candidate                                      

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