HOW DO BETA-BLOCKER/THIAZIDE DIURETIC COMBOS WORK?
Beta-blocker/thiazide diuretic combos are a combination of two antihypertensive drugs beta-blockers and thiazide diuretics.
Beta-blocker/thiazide diuretic combos lower the blood pressure by removing excess water and salt from the body and slowing the heart rate.
These drugs, when given in combination, cause fewer side effects generally caused because of diuretics. Diuretics also boost the blood pressure-lowering effect of the other drug.
HOW ARE BETA-BLOCKER/THIAZIDE DIURETIC COMBOS USED?
Beta-blocker/thiazide diuretic combos are used to treat hypertension.
WHAT ARE SIDE EFFECTS OF BETA-BLOCKER/THIAZIDE DIURETIC COMBOS?
Side effects associated with beta-blocker/thiazide diuretic combos may include:
- Abdominal discomfort
- Nasal congestion
- Decreased sexual ability
- Low blood pressure
- Disturbance in electrolyte level
- Glucose intolerance
The information contained herein is not intended to cover all possible side effects, precautions, warnings, drug interactions, allergic reactions, or adverse effects. Check with your doctor or pharmacist to make sure these drugs do not cause any harm when you take them along with other medicines. Never stop taking your medication and never change your dose or frequency without consulting your doctor.