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Chlorthalidone (Chlorthalidone)

Chlorthalidone TabletGenericCanada50 mg100$31.99
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Brand name: Hygroton
Generic name: Chlorthalidone
Used for: Prevent fluid retention
Availability: Generic Chlorthalidone, 50 mg tablet

How Hygroton Works

Hygroton (Chlorthalidone) is a thiazide diuretic (water pill) that helps prevent your body from absorbing too much salt, which can cause fluid retention. Hygroton treats fluid retention (edema) in people with congestive heart failure, cirrhosis of the liver, or kidney disorders, or edema that is caused by taking steroids or estrogen. Hygroton is also used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). Hygroton prevents reabsorption of sodium by blocking certain receptors in the kidneys. Reduction of sodium reabsorption leads to increase of sodium output by the kidneys, lowering levels of salt in the blood.

Generic Chlorthalidone vs Brand Hygroton

Brand and generic Hygroton are available with a doctor’s prescription. It is entirely your choice whether you want a brand or generic. The chemical Chlorthalidone was first developed by Takeda and the pharmaceutical company Novartis markets it as Hygroton in North America. Brand Hygroton and generic Chlorthalidone are identical in dose, strength, safety, efficacy and its intended use. The biggest difference is that the generic is not manufactured inside a Novartis facility. Rest assured that only provides you with highest quality generic drugs from reputable generic manufacturers. If you have any concerns, feel free to contact us.

Hygroton Possible side effects

Contact your doctor or pharmacist if you experience side effects and they are severe and bothersome. Most of the side effect are manageable and may go away on their own.

• Dizziness;
• Electrolyte imbalance;
• Light-headedness;
• Upset stomach;

Contact your doctor immediately if you notice any of the following side effects:

• Signs of kidney problems (little or no urination, swelling in your feet or ankles, shortness of breath, drowsiness);
• Signs of low magnesium (dizziness, irregular heartbeats, feeling jittery, muscle cramps, muscle spasms, cough or choking feeling);
• Signs of low potassium (leg cramps, constipation, irregular heartbeats, increased thirst or urination, numbness or tingling, muscle weakness);
• Signs of low sodium (headache, confusion, slurred speech, severe weakness, vomiting, loss of coordination)

Hygroton Guidelines

You should not use Hygroton if you are allergic to chlorthalidone, if you are allergic to other sulfa drugs, or if you are unable to urinate. To make sure Hygroton is safe for you, tell your doctor if you have ever had kidney disease, heart failure, gout, high cholesterol or triglycerides, diabetes, or if you are on a low-salt diet. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or become pregnant while taking Hygroton. Taking Hygroton during pregnancy may cause side effects in the newborn baby, however having high blood pressure during pregnancy can cause many complications with the mother. Talk to your doctor to discuss the risks. You should not breastfeed while using Hygroton.

The generic alternative is not manufactured by the company that makes the brand product.

All prices are in US dollars.

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