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Corzide Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is bendroflumethiazide and nadolol (Corzide)?
- What are the possible side effects of bendroflumethiazide and nadolol (Corzide)?
- What is the most important information I should know about bendroflumethiazide and nadolol (Corzide)?
- What should I discuss with my doctor before taking bendroflumethiazide and nadolol (Corzide)?
- How should I take bendroflumethiazide and nadolol (Corzide)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Corzide)?
- What happens if I overdose (Corzide)?
- What should I avoid while taking bendroflumethiazide and nadolol (Corzide)?
- What other drugs will affect bendroflumethiazide and nadolol (Corzide)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Corzide)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the medicine at the next regularly scheduled time. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Corzide)?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine. Overdose symptoms may include slow heart rate, feeling like you might pass out, swelling, trouble breathing, or increased urination.
What should I avoid while taking bendroflumethiazide and nadolol (Corzide)?
Avoid drinking alcohol, which can lower your blood pressure and may add to the side effects of bendroflumethiazide and nadolol.
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.
What other drugs will affect bendroflumethiazide and nadolol (Corzide)?
Before using this medication, tell your doctor if you regularly use other medicines that make you light-headed (especially narcotic pain medication or barbiturates). They can add to the side effects of bendroflumethiazide and nadolol.
Many drugs can interact with bendroflumethiazide and nadolol. Below is just a partial list. Tell your doctor if you are using:
- amphotericin B (AmBisome, Abelcet, Fungizone);
- a blood thinner such as warfarin (Coumadin);
- a calcium supplement;
- colestipol (Colestid) or cholestyramine (Prevalite, Questran);
- diazoxide (Hyperstat);
- digoxin (digitalis, Lanoxin);
- gout medications such as probenecid (Benemid) or sulfinpyrazone (Anturane);
- insulin or diabetes medicine you take by mouth;
- lithium (Eskalith, Lithobid);
- an MAO inhibitor such as isocarboxazid (Marplan), phenelzine (Nardil), rasagiline (Azilect), selegiline (Eldepryl, Emsam), or tranylcypromine (Parnate);
- steroids (corticotropin, prednisone and others);
- other heart or blood pressure medications (especially reserpine); or
- NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) such as aspirin, ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil), diclofenac (Voltaren), etodolac (Lodine), indomethacin, naproxen (Aleve, Naprosyn), and others.
This list is not complete and there may be other drugs that can interact with bendroflumethiazide and nadolol. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications you use. This includes vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start using a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about bendroflumethiazide and nadolol.
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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