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Lozol Patient Information including How Should I Take
In this Article
- What is indapamide (Lozol)?
- What are the possible side effects of indapamide (Lozol)?
- What is the most important information I should know about indapamide (Lozol)?
- What should I discuss with my doctor before taking indapamide (Lozol)?
- How should I take indapamide (Lozol)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Lozol)?
- What happens if I overdose (Lozol)?
- What should I avoid while taking indapamide (Lozol)?
- What other drugs will affect indapamide (Lozol)?
- Where can I get more information?
What should I discuss with my doctor before taking indapamide (Lozol)?
Do not use this medication if you have:
- severe kidney disease or are unable to urinate;
- severe liver disease; or
- low potassium levels in your blood (hypokalemia).
If you have any of these other conditions, you may need a dose adjustment or special tests to safely take indapamide:
- kidney disease;
- liver disease;
- diabetes; or
- an allergy to sulfa drugs.
FDA pregnancy category B. This medication is not expected to be harmful to an unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant during treatment.
It is not known whether indapamide passes into breast milk or if it could cause harm to a nursing baby. Do not use this medication without telling your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.
How should I take indapamide (Lozol)?
Take this medication exactly as it was prescribed for you. Do not take the medication in larger amounts, or take it for longer than recommended by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label.
To be sure this medication is not causing harmful effects, your blood will need to be tested on a regular basis. Do not miss any scheduled appointments.
Your blood and urine may both be tested if you have been vomiting or are dehydrated.
If you are being treated for high blood pressure, keep using this medication even if you feel fine. High blood pressure often has no symptoms.
Store the tablets at room temperature away from heat, light, and moisture.
Additional Lozol Information
- Lozol Drug Interactions Center: indapamide oral
- Lozol Side Effects Center
- Lozol Overview including Precautions
- Lozol FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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