Chlorthalidone is a prescription medication that is used to treat high blood pressure and to treat fluid retention in patients that have congestive heart failure, kidney disorders, cirrhosis of the liver and other conditions. Chlorthalidone is a ‘water pill’ and works by preventing your body from absorbing excess salt.
Make sure to always read the patient information and instructions before using this medication. Always follow your doctor’s directions.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist:
You should also know:
Common side effects of chlorthalidone include but are not limited to:
Get medical help if you have any of the following side effects of chlorthalidone:
What should I do if I miss a dose of chlorthalidone?
If you miss a dose of chlorthalidone, you should take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip your missed dose.
What is the strength of chlorthalidone?
Chlorthalidone is available in strengths of 25mg and 50mg.