Exna (benzthiazide) Disease Interactions
There are 2 disease interactions with Exna (benzthiazide):
Thiazides (Includes Exna) ↔ Asthma
Moderate Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility
Applies to: Asthma
Thiazide diuretics should be used with caution in patients with history of bronchial asthma as sensitivity reactions may occur.
Thiazides (Includes Exna) ↔ Hyperuricemia
Moderate Potential Hazard, High plausibility
Applies to: Gout
Thiazide diuretics decrease the rate of uric acid excretion. Hyperuricemia occurs frequently but is usually asymptomatic and rarely leads to clinical gout except in patients with a history of gout or chronic renal failure. Therapy with thiazide diuretics should be administered cautiously in such patients.
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Exna (benzthiazide) drug Interactions
There are 719 drug interactions with Exna (benzthiazide)
Exna (benzthiazide) alcohol/food Interactions
There is 1 alcohol/food interaction with Exna (benzthiazide)
Drug Interaction Classification
|Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.|
|Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.|
|Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.|
|No information available.|
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