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Zestoretic Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is hydrochlorothiazide and lisinopril (Zestoretic)?
- What are the possible side effects of hydrochlorothiazide and lisinopril (Zestoretic)?
- What is the most important information I should know about hydrochlorothiazide and lisinopril (Zestoretic)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking hydrochlorothiazide and lisinopril (Zestoretic)?
- How should I take hydrochlorothiazide and lisinopril (Zestoretic)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Zestoretic)?
- What happens if I overdose (Zestoretic)?
- What should I avoid while taking hydrochlorothiazide and lisinopril (Zestoretic)?
- What other drugs will affect hydrochlorothiazide and lisinopril (Zestoretic)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Zestoretic)?
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 (Zestoretic)?
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 lisinopril (Zestoretic)?
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 increase certain side effects of hydrochlorothiazide and lisinopril.
Avoid the regular use of salt substitutes in your diet, and do not take potassium supplements while taking hydrochlorothiazide and lisinopril, unless your doctor has told you to.
What other drugs will affect hydrochlorothiazide and lisinopril (Zestoretic)?
Cold or allergy medicine, sedatives, pain medication, muscle relaxers, and medicine for seizures, depression or anxiety can add to the side effects of hydrochlorothiazide and lisinopril. 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:
- other diuretics (water pills) or blood pressure medications;
- gold injections to treat arthritis;
- lithium (Lithobid, Eskalith);
- 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 lisinopril. 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 lisinopril.
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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