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use of indapamide when blood pressure is OK

as far as I know, my blood pressure is fine. I have Osteo-arthritis in my legs and recently they have been swollen with fluid - not just around the joints, but in the shins etc as well, particularly after exercise. My Doctor prescribed Natrilix slow r...
by elizabsth fowler in australia, 06/09/2006

Dapa Tabs Side Affect

I'm taking indapamide hamihydrate (Dapa Tabs) for blood pressure. Is it true that its side affect lowers the potasium? If so what the alternative? Please advise. Thank you kindly John
by John DiVincenzo in Melborne Australia, 11/03/2005

indapamide sr or indapamide 2,5mg

Dear Mr./Mrs. X, My grandmother was prescribed slow realise indapamide by 1,5mg (one tablet, 2 times a week), but there was just indapamide by 2,5mg in the pharmacie and the pharmacist told her to take them instead of prescribed. Will there be the sam...
by Mary Anderson, 10/16/2006

Indapamide Hemihydrate

Is Indapamide Hemihydrate a water pill that is used for high blood pressure? If not, please tell me what it is used for, and what is a safe length of time to be taking it? Thank you, Kathie
by Kathie in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, 09/16/2006

Indapamide (Lozol)
(in- DAP-ah-myd)
Pregnancy Category: B Apo-Indapamide Lozol Novo-Indapamide Nu-Indapamide (Rx)
Indapamide Hemihydrate
Indapamide Hemihydrate (Lozide)
(in- DAP-ah-myd)
Pregnancy Category: B Gen-Indapamide Lozide (Rx)

Classification: Diuretic, thiazide type

See Also: See also Diuretics, Thiazide .

Action/Kinetics: Onset: 1-2 weeks after multiple doses. Peak levels: 2 hr. Duration: Up to 8 weeks with multiple doses. t 1/2: 14 hr. Nearly 100% is absorbed from the GI tract. Excreted through the kidneys (70% with 7% unchanged) and the GI tract (23%).

Uses: Alone or in combination with other drugs for treatment of hypertension. Edema in CHF.

Special Concerns: Dosage has not been established in children. Geriatric clients may be more sensitive to the hypotensive and electrolyte effects.

How Supplied: Tablet: 1.25 mg, 2.5 mg

?Tablets Edema of CHF.
Adults: 2.5 mg as a single dose in the morning. If necessary, may be increased to 5 mg/day after 1 week.
Adults: 1.25 mg as a single dose in the morning. If the response is not satisfactory after 4 weeks, the dose may be increased to 2.5 mg taken once daily. If the response to 2.5 mg is not satisfactory after 4 weeks, the dose may be increased to 5 mg taken once daily (however, consideration should be given to adding another antihypertensive).

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Ken West, N.F.Canada - 10/11/2012

Very good at doing what it is suppose to.Lowered BP 30 points.But side effects in elderly very bad.Dehydration.Skin Rash.Tiredness.Swollen Throat.Over all a NASTY Medication for those that are prone to side effects.