Generic name: hydroflumethiazide
Dosage form: Tablets
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Jul 9, 2019.
In the treatment of edema, the usual initial dose is 50 to 200 mg daily, in 1 or 2 divided doses, reduced to a dose of 25 to 50 mg on alternate days or intermittently. In the treatment of hypertension, the usual dose is 25 to 50 mg daily in 1 or 2 divided doses, either alone, or in conjunction with other antihypertensive agents. A suggested initial dose for children is 1 mg per kg of body weight daily, reduced for maintenance.
Therapy should be individualized according to patient response. This therapy should be titrated to gain maximal therapeutic response, as well as the minimal dose possible to maintain that therapeutic response.