As with any medicine, side effects are possible with Aldactazide. However, not everyone who takes the drug will experience side effects. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well.
If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or can easily be treated by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
A few of the reported side effects of Aldactazide include:
- Low blood pressure (hypotension)
- Diarrhea or constipation
- Nausea, vomiting, or loss of appetite
- Drowsiness or confusion
- Breast development in men (gynecomastia)
- Menstrual changes, including irregular or absent periods
- Impotence, also known as erectile dysfunction or ED (see Aldactazide and Impotence).
(Click Aldactazide Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects that should be reported immediately to your healthcare provider.)
Drug InteractionsAldactazide can potentially interact with a number of medicines (see Aldactazide Drug Interactions).
You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this product if you have:
- Liver disease, including cirrhosis
- Kidney disease or kidney failure
- Systemic lupus erythematosus (lupus or SLE)
- Addison's disease
- Fluid or electrolyte problems
- Any allergies, including allergies to sulfa drugs, foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
- Pregnant or trying to become pregnant (see Aldactazide and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see Aldactazide and Breastfeeding).
Tell your healthcare provider about all other medicines you are currently taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Aldactazide Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)