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Lotensin Hct Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is hydrochlorothiazide and benazepril (Lotensin Hct)?
- What are the possible side effects of hydrochlorothiazide and benazepril (Lotensin Hct)?
- What is the most important information I should know about hydrochlorothiazide and benazepril (Lotensin Hct)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking hydrochlorothiazide and benazepril (Lotensin Hct)?
- How should I take hydrochlorothiazide and benazepril (Lotensin Hct)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Lotensin Hct)?
- What happens if I overdose (Lotensin Hct)?
- What should I avoid while taking hydrochlorothiazide and benazepril (Lotensin Hct)?
- What other drugs will affect hydrochlorothiazide and benazepril (Lotensin Hct)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Lotensin Hct)?
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 (Lotensin Hct)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
Overdose symptoms may include dizziness or feeling like you might pass out.
What should I avoid while taking hydrochlorothiazide and benazepril (Lotensin Hct)?
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.
Avoid the regular use of salt substitutes in your diet, and do not take potassium supplements while taking hydrochlorothiazide and benazepril, unless your doctor has told you to.
What other drugs will affect hydrochlorothiazide and benazepril (Lotensin Hct)?
Tell your doctor about all other medicines you use, especially:
- other diuretics (water pills) or blood pressure medications;
- gold injections for arthritis;
- lithium (Lithobid, Eskalith);
- a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) 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 oral diabetes medication.
This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with hydrochlorothiazide and benazepril. 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 benazepril.
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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