Side EffectsAs with any medicine, side effects are possible with Dyazide. 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 possible side effects of Dyazide include:
- Low blood pressure (hypotension)
- High blood sugar (hyperglycemia)
- Nausea and vomiting
- Diarrhea or constipation
- Abdominal pain (or stomach pain)
- Dry mouth (see Dyazide and Dry Mouth)
- Impotence (see Dyazide and Impotence).
(Click Dyazide Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects that you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
Drug Interactions With DyazideDyazide can potentially interact with a number of other medicines (see Dyazide Drug Interactions).
What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this medication if you have:
- Liver disease, including cirrhosis
- Kidney disease or kidney failure
- A history of kidney stones
- Systemic lupus erythematosus (lupus or SLE)
- 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 Dyazide and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see Dyazide and Breastfeeding).
You should also make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all of the medicines you are currently taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Dyazide Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)