Hydrochlorothiazide is used in hypertension, heart failure, edema (Fluid retention) and kidney stone.
How it works
Hydrochlorothiazide is a thiazide diuretic. It lowers blood pressure and fluid retention in edema by removing the extra water and electrolytes from the body.
Common side effects
Headache, Nausea, Increased blood uric acid, Decreased potassium level in blood, Glucose intolerance, Altered blood lipids.