There are other alternatives to chlorothiazide for treating fluid retention (edema), including:
- Limiting your salt and fluid intake
- Wearing support stockings to reduce fluid retention in the legs
- Becoming more active (avoiding sitting or standing in the same position for too long)
- Other diuretic medications, such as:
Chlorothiazide Alternatives: A Summary
There are several alternatives to chlorothiazide, including other medications or lifestyle changes. If chlorothiazide is not working for you, or if it is causing bothersome side effects, ask your healthcare provider about trying a chlorothiazide alternative.