Microzide is used for the treatment of edema, and for high blood pressure.
It it recommended that you take Microzide early in the day. Take this medicine with milk or food to reduce the risk stomach pain.
Tell your doctor your medical history, especially about: gout, diabetes, liver problems, urinary problems, any allergies.
If you miss a dose, use it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not double the dose to catch up.
Possible Side Effects
Some of the side effects that may occur while taking Microzide include: black, tarry stools; blood in urine or stools; cough or hoarseness; fever or chills; joint pain; lower back or side pain; painful or difficult urination; pinpoint red spots on skin; skin rash or hives; stomach pain with nausea and vomiting; unusual bleeding or bruising; yellow eyes or skin. If you experience bothersome side effects, stop taking Microzide and contact your doctor or local pharmacist.
Store this medicine at room temperature below 86 degrees F (30 degrees C) in a tightly-closed container, away from heat, moisture, and light. Keep out of the reach of children.
If overdose is suspected, seek immediate medical attention. Symptoms of overdose may include unconsciousness, nausea/vomiting, weakness, slow or shallow breathing, dizziness, confusion, unusually slow heartbeat, seizures, drowsiness, or fainting.
Use caution when driving, operating machinery, or performing other hazardous activities. Detrol may cause dizziness, drowsiness, or blurred vision. If you experience dizziness, drowsiness, or blurred vision, avoid these activities.
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