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Gastrointestinal System Reactions
- gastric irritation
- jaundice (intrahepatic cholestatic jaundice)
Central Nervous System Reactions
- aplastic anemia
Dermatologic —Hypersensitivity Reactions
- necrotizing angiitis (vasculitis) (cutaneous vasculitis)
Orthostatic hypotension may occur and may be aggravated by alcohol, barbiturates or narcotics.
- muscle spasm
Whenever adverse reactions are moderate or severe, thiazide dosage should be reduced or therapy withdrawn.
Read the Renese (polythiazide) Side Effects Center for a complete guide to possible side effects »
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Last reviewed on RxList: 2/24/2009
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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