| Chlorothalidone, Hygroton, Thalitone
Chlorothalidone is a thiazide diuretic.
antihypertensive, thiazide diuretic
agranulocytosis, anorexia, aplastic anemia, azotemia, constipation, diarrhea, dizziness, exfoliative dermatitis, glycosuria, headache, hypercalcemia, hypercholesterolemia, hyperglycemia, hypertriglyceridemia, hyperuricemia, hypochloremia, hypokalemia, hypomagnesemia, hyponatremia, impotence, jaundice, leukopenia, libido decrease, muscle cramping, nausea/vomiting, orthostatic hypotension, pancreatitis, pancytopenia, paresthesias, photosensitivity, polyuria, restlessness, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, thrombocytopenia, toxic epidermal necrolysis, vertigo, weakness, xanthopsia,
Thiazide diuretics promote calcium retention, which increases levels.
Licorice contains glycyrrhizin which promotes potassium loss, adding to the side effects of thiazide diuretics.
St JohnÕs Wort and Dong quai
St JohnÕs Wort and Dong quai may cause sensitivity to sunlight, adding to side effect of loop diuretics.
Magnesium, Potassium and Zinc
Thiazide diuretics promote magnesium, potassium and zinc loss, possibly leading to deficiency.
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