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Capozide Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is hydrochlorothiazide and captopril (Capozide)?
- What are the possible side effects of hydrochlorothiazide and captopril (Capozide)?
- What is the most important information I should know about hydrochlorothiazide and captopril (Capozide)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking hydrochlorothiazide and captopril (Capozide)?
- How should I take hydrochlorothiazide and captopril (Capozide)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Capozide)?
- What happens if I overdose (Capozide)?
- What should I avoid while taking hydrochlorothiazide and captopril (Capozide)?
- What other drugs will affect hydrochlorothiazide and captopril (Capozide)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Capozide)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Capozide)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
Overdose symptoms may include nausea, weakness, dizziness, dry mouth, thirst, muscle pain or weakness, or feeling like you might pass out.
What should I avoid while taking hydrochlorothiazide and captopril (Capozide)?
Avoid becoming overheated or dehydrated during exercise and in hot weather. Follow your doctor's instructions about the type and amount of liquids you should drink. In some cases, drinking too much liquid can be as unsafe as not drinking enough.
Avoid getting up too fast from a sitting or lying position, or you may feel dizzy. Get up slowly and steady yourself to prevent a fall.
Drinking alcohol can further lower your blood pressure and may increase certain side effects of hydrochlorothiazide and captopril.
Do not use potassium supplements or salt substitutes while you are taking hydrochlorothiazide and captopril, unless your doctor has told you to.
What other drugs will affect hydrochlorothiazide and captopril (Capozide)?
Cold or allergy medicine, sedatives, narcotic pain medicine, sleeping pills, muscle relaxers, and medicine for seizures, depression or anxiety can add to the side effects of hydrochlorothiazide and captopril. Tell your doctor if you regularly use any of these medicines, or any other blood pressure medications.
Tell your doctor about all other medicines you use, especially:
- gold injections to treat arthritis;
- other diuretics (water pills) or blood pressure medications;
- lithium (Lithobid, Eskalith);
- a blood thinner such as warfarin (Coumadin, Jantoven);
- digoxin (Lanoxin);
- nitroglycerin (Nitrolingual, Nitrostat, Nitro-Dur, and others);
- cholestyramine (Prevalite, Questran) or colestipol (Colestid);
- steroids (prednisone and others);
- NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) such as aspirin, ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin), naproxen (Aleve, Naprosyn, Naprelan, Treximet), celecoxib (Celebrex), diclofenac (Arthrotec, Cambia, Cataflam, Voltaren, Flector Patch, Pennsaid, Solareze), indomethacin (Indocin), meloxicam (Mobic), and others; or
- insulin or diabetes medicine taken by mouth.
This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with hydrochlorothiazide and captopril. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about hydrochlorothiazide and captopril.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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