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Chlorthalidone Side Effects - Drug Interactions With Chlorothiazide

This page contains links to eMedTV Congestive Heart Failure Articles containing information on subjects from Chlorthalidone Side Effects to Drug Interactions With Chlorothiazide. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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  • Chlorthalidone Side Effects
    A few chlorthalidone side effects include dizziness, vomiting, and constipation. This eMedTV resource describes other side effects seen with the drug, including a list of those that should be reported right away to your healthcare provider.
  • Congested Heart Failure
    Congestive heart failure, as this eMedTV Web page explains, is a condition in which the heart is unable to function properly. Symptoms and prognosis are also discussed. Congested heart failure is a common misspelling of congestive heart failure.
  • Congested Heart Failure Symptoms
    Symptoms of congestive heart failure, as this eMedTV page explains, include cough and fatigue, and are classified according to their severity. Congested heart failure symptoms is a variation of symptoms of congestive heart failure.
  • Congestive Heart Failure
    Congestive heart failure is a condition in which the heart cannot pump enough blood through the body. As this eMedTV page explains, it causes fluid to back up into the lungs. This page also offers statistics and key facts on the condition.
  • Congestive Heart Failure Prevention
    This eMedTV Web page offers tips for preventing congestive heart failure. For example, eating a diet low in salt, saturated fat, and cholesterol; quitting smoking; and losing weight can all help reduce your risk of developing this condition.
  • Congestive Heart Failure Treatment
    This eMedTV Web page outlines the different ways of treating congestive heart failure, such as lifestyle changes and medications. This article explains the goals of treatment and also talks about how treatment works in severe cases.
  • Conjestive Heart Failure
    This eMedTV page covers congestive heart failure, a condition where the heart cannot pump blood the way it should, causing symptoms like shortness of breath and tiredness. Conjestive heart failure is a common misspelling of congestive heart failure.
  • Depression and Captopril
    A number of factors may cause depression, and captopril is a drug that is possibly linked to the condition. This eMedTV page discusses the likelihood of developing depression while taking captopril and lists signs that may indicate depression.
  • Diagnosing Congestive Heart Failure
    This eMedTV page explains the process doctors use when making a congestive heart failure diagnosis. In most cases, they examine your medical history, conduct a physical exam, and perform certain tests, such as an echocardiogram or cardiac catheterization.
  • Diazide
    Dyazide is a prescription drug used for water retention and high blood pressure. This segment of the eMedTV archives provides a brief look at the drug and includes a link to more information. Diazide is a common misspelling of Dyazide.
  • Digoxan
    A healthcare provider may prescribe digoxin to treat congestive heart failure or atrial fibrillation. This eMedTV Web article describes how digoxin works and lists some of its potential side effects. Digoxan is a common misspelling of digoxin.
  • Digoxen
    Digoxin is a medicine used for the treatment of congestive heart failure and atrial fibrillation. This eMedTV page also explains how this prescription drug works and lists potential dangers of digoxin toxicity. Digoxen is a common misspelling of digoxin.
  • Digoxin
    Digoxin is a drug prescribed to treat congestive heart failure and atrial fibrillation. This eMedTV page further describes this medication, with details on how it works to make the heart more efficient, possible side effects, safety precautions, and more.
  • Digoxin 0.125 Mg
    This eMedTV page explains that your age and the medical condition being treated are some of the factors your doctor will consider when determining your digoxin dosage. For example, many adults may need 0.125 mg of digoxin daily to treat heart failure.
  • Digoxin 0.25 Mg
    As this eMedTV article explains, your digoxin dose depends on several factors, such as your age and the medical condition being treated. This page explains, for example, people with heart failure or atrial fibrillation may need digoxin 0.25 mg once daily.
  • Digoxin 250 Mcg
    As this eMedTV page discusses, a doctor may prescribe digoxin 250 mcg once daily to treat congestive heart failure in adults. This page offers some general dosing guidelines, including factors that may affect your dose.
  • Digoxin and Atrial Fibrillation
    As this eMedTV article explains, digoxin is a prescription medication approved to treat atrial fibrillation. Digoxin can help treat this irregular heart rhythm by slowing down and controlling the heart rate. This page also provides a link to more details.
  • Digoxin and Breastfeeding
    The manufacturer of digoxin (Lanoxin) advises that nursing women use caution while taking the medication. This eMedTV page discusses using digoxin while breastfeeding, including whether the drug passes through breast milk and what problems it may cause.
  • Digoxin and Hypercalcemia
    You may not be able to safely use digoxin if you have hypercalcemia (high levels of calcium). This eMedTV page describes the complications that may occur if you have an electrolyte imbalance and are taking digoxin. A link to more details is also included.
  • Digoxin and Pregnancy
    As this eMedTV page explains, digoxin (Lanoxin) has not been adequately studied to determine the potential risks during pregnancy. This article further discusses this topic, explaining why the FDA classifies digoxin as a pregnancy Category C drug.
  • Digoxin Contraindications
    As this eMedTV Web article explains, you should avoid taking digoxin if you have certain allergies or have ventricular fibrillation. This article lists a few of the contraindications for digoxin and provides a link to more detailed information.
  • Digoxin Dosage
    This eMedTV page explains that the recommended digoxin dosage for treating congestive heart failure or atrial fibrillation is based on several factors, such as your age and weight. This page offers dosing guidelines for this drug and tips for taking it.
  • Digoxin Doseing
    Your digoxin dosage will depend on several factors, such as your age and other drugs you are taking. This eMedTV page also explains how your digoxin blood levels will be checked to avoid toxicity. Digoxin doseing is a common misspelling of digoxin dosing.
  • Digoxin Drug Class
    As a part of the cardiac glycoside drug class, digoxin works by improving the efficiency of the heart. This eMedTV Web article offers more information on how this drug works and provides a link to more details on its effectiveness.
  • Digoxin Drug Information
    This eMedTV Web selection offers important information on digoxin, a drug prescribed to treat congestive heart failure and atrial fibrillation. This article also explains why this medicine is not suitable for everyone and lists possible side effects.
  • Digoxin Drug Interactions
    Chemotherapy medications, beta blockers, and antacids may negatively react with digoxin. This eMedTV Web article highlights other negative digoxin drug interactions and describes some of the potentially serious complications these reactions can cause.
  • Digoxin Effects
    Digoxin is specifically designed to treat heart failure and atrial fibrillation. This eMedTV segment explores digoxin's effects in the body and lists some potential side effects. A link to more detail is also included.
  • Digoxin Heart Pill
    As this eMedTV article explains, digoxin is prescribed to treat certain heart problems and is available as pills, an oral liquid, and injections. This page offers more details on the various strengths of digoxin and provides a link to more information.
  • Digoxin Immune FAB
    A doctor may administer digoxin immune FAB if someone has overdosed on digoxin. This eMedTV Web article explains how this antidote can help prevent life-threatening complications of an overdose. A link to more details is also provided.
  • Digoxin Indications
    As this eMedTV article explains, digoxin has two primary indications (uses) -- treating congestive heart failure and atrial fibrillation. This Web page also lists possible off-label (unapproved) uses for digoxin, such as treating certain heart defects.
  • Digoxin Levels
    To avoid the development of digoxin toxicity, blood levels of the drug must be carefully monitored. This eMedTV page provides information on what are considered normal therapeutic levels of digoxin. A link to more details is also included.
  • Digoxin Mechanism of Action
    By blocking a specific enzyme in the body, digoxin can help treat heart failure and atrial fibrillation. This eMedTV page further explores how digoxin's mechanism of action makes the heart more efficient. A link to more detail is also included.
  • Digoxin Medication Information
    This eMedTV page discusses some basic information on digoxin, a medication prescribed to treat congestive heart failure and atrial fibrillation. This article also describes how this drug works and explains why it may not be suitable for some people.
  • Digoxin Overdose
    A slow heart rate, disorientation, and blurred vision are possible signs of a digoxin (Lanoxin) overdose. This eMedTV page lists other symptoms a person might experience after taking too much of this drug, as well as treatment options that are available.
  • Digoxin Precautions and Warnings
    Digoxin (Lanoxin) has not been adequately studied to determine the potential risks during pregnancy. This eMedTV Web page further discusses this topic, including information on why the FDA classifies digoxin as a pregnancy Category C drug.
  • Digoxin Side Effects
    Headaches, diarrhea, and vomiting are among the most common side effects of digoxin. As this eMedTV page explains, there are also more serious problems that may occur, such as confusion and depression. This page also discusses when to seek medical care.
  • Digoxin Strength
    This eMedTV page explains that there are several forms and strengths of digoxin available, but the dosage amount a person is prescribed will be determined by various factors. This article discusses these factors and offers some tips on taking this drug.
  • Digoxin Toxciity
    If your kidneys do not work effectively, the amount of digoxin in your blood can build up to toxic levels. This eMedTV page gives an overview of digoxin toxicity. Digoxin toxciity is a common misspelling of digoxin toxicity.
  • Digoxin Toxcity
    If the body does not effectively remove digoxin, toxic levels of the drug can accumulate in the body. This eMedTV page lists symptoms of digoxin toxicity, such as blurred vision and vomiting. Digoxin toxcity is a common misspelling of digoxin toxicity.
  • Digoxin Toxicity
    If drug levels of digoxin (Lanoxin) become too high, toxicity may occur. This eMedTV resource describes potential causes of digoxin toxicity, lists possible symptoms, and explains how to reduce your risk for developing this potentially dangerous problem.
  • Digoxin Toxicity Explanation
    When digoxin blood levels become too high, it can lead to a dangerous condition called digoxin toxicity. This eMedTV page provides a basic explanation of how digoxin toxicity affects the body and describes possible symptoms of this complication.
  • Digoxin Toxicity Treatment
    If digoxin blood levels become too high, a doctor may have to administer an antidote or pump the stomach. This eMedTV Web article offers some more details on possible treatment options for digoxin toxicity, and offers a link to more information.
  • Digoxin Toxisity
    Blurred vision, vomiting, and confusion are common symptoms of digoxin toxicity. This eMedTV page describes other possible problems that may occur when levels of digoxin become too high. Digoxin toxisity is a common misspelling of digoxin toxicity.
  • Digoxin Use in Children
    This page from the eMedTV Web archives explains that digoxin is approved for use in children and infants. This page further explores using this drug in children and provides a link to more detailed information.
  • Digoxin Use in Heart Failure
    As this eMedTV article explains, people with heart failure may need a heart medication like digoxin to help the heart pump more efficiently. This resource further discusses the use of digoxin for mild-to-moderate heart failure.
  • Digoxine
    Digoxin is a medicine licensed to treat congestive heart failure and atrial fibrillation. This eMedTV Web resource gives a brief overview of this drug and provides a link to more information. Digoxine is a common misspelling of digoxin.
  • Does Taurine Work?
    There are claims that taurine is effective for a wide range of conditions, from ADHD to alcoholism. This eMedTV page explains that some research indicates that taurine may have some beneficial uses, but more research is needed to confirm these claims.
  • Dosing With Metoprolol Succinate
    The starting dose of metoprolol succinate for people with high blood pressure is 25 mg to 100 mg once daily. This eMedTV page also covers dosing with metoprolol succinate for the relief of angina symptoms and the treatment of congestive heart failure.
  • Drug Interactions With Amiloride
    Drug interactions can occur when certain medicines (such as Celebrex or Lotensin) are taken with amiloride. This eMedTV Web page discusses several possible drug interactions with amiloride and explains some of the effects they may cause.
  • Drug Interactions With Amiloride-HCTZ
    Drug interactions can occur when amiloride-HCTZ is taken with alcohol, Lithium, or a number of other drugs. This eMedTV page describes several possible drug interactions with amiloride-HCTZ, including information on the results of these interactions.
  • Drug Interactions With Bumetanide
    This eMedTV page lists medicines that may cause drug interactions with bumetanide, such as lithium, high blood pressure medicines, and NSAIDs. The negative side effects these interactions can cause are also explained, such as hearing loss.
  • Drug Interactions With Candesartan
    This eMedTV page discusses drug interactions with candesartan and other medications, such as diuretics, potassium supplements, and lithium. These drug interactions can cause the body to metabolize the medications in a way that is not intended.
  • Drug Interactions With Captopril
    This page on the eMedTV site offers a list of medicines that may possibly cause drug interactions with captopril, such as lithium, diuretics, and NSAIDs. Drug interactions can cause side effects or lead to decreased effectiveness of the drugs.
  • Drug Interactions With Carvedilol
    Medicines such as digoxin or quinidine may cause carvedilol drug interactions. This eMedTV resource offers a more complete list of medicines that could cause potentially negative interactions and explains the side effects that may occur.
  • Drug Interactions With Chlorothiazide
    Digoxin, corticosteroids, and alcohol may potentially cause drug interactions with chlorothiazide. This eMedTV Web page lists other medicines that may interact with chlorothiazide and explains what may happen when these drugs are combined.
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