The product is therapeutically equivalent to the reference listed drug, Watson Pharmaceuticals' (NYSE:WPI) Microzide
Capsules, 12.5 mg.
The company added Hydrochlorothiazide Capsules, 12.5 mg, is therapeutically equivalent to Watson Pharmaceuticals' reference listed drug, Microzide
Capsules, 12.5 mg .
Common diuretics: hydrochlorothiazide (Microzide
and others) and furosemide (Lasix).
Thiazide diuretics, which include hydrochlorothiazide (Microzide
), are the firstline choice when it comes to treating hypertension (high blood pressure).
chlorothiazide (Diuril) hydrochlorothiazide (Esidrix, Hydrodiuril, Microzide
, Oretic ) Loop Diuretics: bumetanide (Bumex) furosemide (Lasix) torsemide (Demadex) spironolactone (Aldactone) Decreases blood pressure amiloride (Midamor) but holds onto potassium.
To reduce your blood pressure, the first line of treatment is diuretics ("water pills") such as hydrochlorothiazide (HydroDIURIL, Microzide
), furosemide (Lasix), and spironolactone (Mdactone) to reduce water retention, which results in lowered blood pressure.
Diuretics (water pills) listed in the 2005 Physicians' Desk Reference include Daranide, Dyazide, Maxzide, Moduretic, Demadex, Edecrin, Furosemide, Dyrenium, Midamor, Diuril, Indapamide, Microzide
, Renese, and Zaroxolyn.
Treat excessive (HydroDIURIL, Microzide
) fluid retention.
Drug type Options How it works Diuretic Hydrochloro Promotes elimination of sodium thiazide and water, reducing blood volume (Microzide
) ACE inhibitor Lisinopril Blocks production of angiotensin II, (Prinivil) a chemical that constricts blood vessels Angiotensin II Candesartan Limits the action of angiotensin II receptor (Atacand) blocker (ARB) Calcium channel Amlodipine Relaxes the blood vessels blocker (Norvasc) Lifestyle changes are important Dr.