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Benzthiazide Dosage

Applies to the following strengths: 50 mg

Usual Adult Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Hypertension

25 to 50 mg orally twice a day after meals.

Usual Adult Dose for Edema

Initial dose: 25 to 100 mg orally twice a day after meals.
Maintenance dose: 50 to 150 mg/day orally in 2 to 3 divided doses.

Renal Dose Adjustments

CrCl < 25 mL/min: Not recommended.

CrCl 25-80 mL/min: Initial dose: 25 mg orally twice a day after meals. Maintenance dose: 50 to 100 mg/day orally in a single or 2 divided doses.

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

The maximum recommended daily dose is 200 mg orally in 2 to 4 divided doses

Periodic monitoring of electrolytes is recommended, particularly in elderly patients and in patients receiving a high dose.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

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