Hydrochlorothiazide HCTZ

LifesGardener's Hydrochlorothiazide HCTZ History (Stopped)
12.5 mg Daily Feb 18 - Jul 19, 2011
12.5 mg Daily Nov 10, 2011 - Jun 15, 2012
Stopped Doctor's advice Jul 19, 2011
Stopped Personal research Sep 15, 2011
Stopped Other Jun 2012

LifesGardener's Hydrochlorothiazide HCTZ is for…

  • Elevated blood pressure

LifesGardener's side effects of Hydrochlorothiazide HCTZ…

  • Cough 2012

Evaluations


Jun 15, 2012

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Elevated blood pressure)
  • Side Effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips
Ultimately I didn't need to take this medication. My BP was only slightly elevated and using the current guidelines I did not need to medicate. Also my PD medication have lowered my BP so it is normal now.
Cost
< $25 monthly

Sep 15, 2011

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Treat side effects of another treatment)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips
My blood pressure wes within normal limits without the medication.
Cost
< $25 monthly

Jul 19, 2011

Dosage
12.5 mg Daily
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Treat side effects of another treatment)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips
My blood pressure was getting too low and I reduced my dosage of CoQ10 so that edema was not a problem any more.
Cost
< $25 monthly

About Hydrochlorothiazide HCTZ (Prescription Drug)

Hydrochlorothiazide is an antihypertensive diuretic drug used in the treatment of high blood pressure and/or swelling. Hydrochlorothiazide is also known as HCT, HCTZ, or HZT.

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