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Drug interactions between chlorothiazide and furosemide

Results for the following 2 drugs:
chlorothiazide
furosemide

Interactions between your drugs

Moderate

furosemide chlorothiazide

Applies to: furosemide and chlorothiazide

Before taking furosemide, tell your doctor if you also use chlorothiazide. You may need dose adjustments or special tests in order to safely take both medications together. This combination may lower levels of certain minerals in your body such as potassium, magnesium, and sodium. You should contact your doctor if you have symptoms such as dizziness, dry mouth, thirst, tired feeling, muscle cramps, fast heart rate, urinating less than usual, or feeling like you might pass out. Blood pressure and kidney function should be monitored regularly. It is important to tell your doctor about all other medications you use, including vitamins and herbs. Do not stop using your medications without first talking to your doctor first.

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Drug and food interactions

No results found in our database - however, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult with your doctor or pharmacist.

Therapeutic duplication warnings

No warnings were found for your selected drugs.

Therapeutic duplication warnings are only returned when drugs within the same group exceed the recommended therapeutic duplication maximum.

Drug Interaction Classification

The classifications below are a guideline only. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific patient is difficult to determine using this tool alone given the large number of variables that may apply.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor 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.
Unknown No information available.

Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.

Further information

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

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