Generic Name: Zestoretic
What is Zestoretic?
How to store Zestoretic 6. Contents of the pack and other informationZestoretic is used to treat high blood pressure hypertension. It contains two medicines called lisinopril and hydrochlorothiazide. Do not take Zestoretic if any of the above applies to you. If you are not sure, talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking Zestoretic. You must tell your doctor if you think you are or might become pregnant. If you are not sure if any of the above applies to you, talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking Zestoretic.
Tell your doctor if you are having or are going to have treatment to lower the effects of an allergy such as insect stings desensitisation treatment. If you take Zestoretic while you are having this treatment, it may cause a severe allergic reaction. If you are going to have an operation including dental surgery tell the doctor or dentist that you are taking Zestoretic. This is because you can get low blood pressure hypotension if you are given certain local or general anaesthetics while you are taking Zestoretic.
When pregnancy is detected, discontinue Zestoretic as soon as possible. Drugs that act directly on the renin-angiotensin system can cause injury and death to the unborn baby.
Because of the possibility for adverse reactions in nursing infants from Zestoretic, a choice should be made whether to stop nursing or to stop use of this medication. The importance of the drug to the mother should be considered. Take this medication exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully. Lisinopril's recommended dose range is 10 mg to 80 mg once daily.
Hydrochlorothiazide's recommended dose range is 12. This medication has two components, lisinopril and hydrochlorothiazide.
Do not use Zestoretic during pregnancy. This medication comes in tablet form and is typically given once daily with or without food.
Did you experience many side effects while taking this drug. How likely would you be to recommend Zestoretic to a friend. OverviewBlack Box WarningUsesBrand NamesDrug ClassSide EffectsDrug InteractionsDrug PrecautionsFood InteractionsInform MDPregnancyLactationDrug UsageDrug DosageOverdoseOther RequirementsZestoretic Drug ClassBack to TopZestoretic is part of the drug class:ACE inhibitors and diuretics Side Effects of ZestoreticBack to TopSerious side effects have been reported with Zestoretic.
How should I take Zestoretic?
A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare. This is not a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
In the US - Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. In Canada - Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
What should I avoid while taking Zestoretic?
This product is used when one drug is not controlling your blood pressure. Your doctor may direct you to take the individual medications first, and then switch you to this combination product. OTHER This section contains uses of this drug that are not listed in the approved professional labeling for the drug but that may be prescribed by your health care professional.
Use this drug for a condition that is listed in this section only if it has been so prescribed by your health care professional. This medication may also be used to treat heart failure.
Zestoretic side effects
Take the tablet with some water, preferably at a fixed time. You can take this medicine with or without food. A doctor will determine how long you should keep taking this medication. If you forget to take your tablet, swallow the next tablet at the usual time. Never take a double dose to make up for the missed dose. You can read more about the use of Zestoretic in the leaflet.
The collaborating pharmacies offer Zestoretic online in different strengths.
Common Zestoretic ide effects may include:
Tetrabenazine: Tetrabenazine may induce orthostatic hypotension and thus enhance the hypotensive effects of antihypertensive agents.
The risk of developing this complication may be increased when pregabalin is used with ACE inhibitors or other drugs known to cause angioedema.
Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.
Why have I been prescribed Zestoretic.
Also drinking alcohol should be forbidden as alcohol can increase the effects of the drug. When doing exercises, avoid becoming dehydrated and overheated. One should not increase or decrease the dosage strength of Zestoretic unless otherwise insisted by the physician as doing so can result in unfavorable complications in health adding to dangers and serious threats to life.
Where can I get more information?
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