Arbitel -H is a thiazide diuretic, prescribed for high blood pressure (hypertension) and edema. It helps the kidneys to remove fluid from the body.

Drug information on Arbitel -H (Hydrochlorothiazide) from Micro Labs Ltd (Cardicare)

Arbitel -H

Micro Labs Ltd (Cardicare)
Generic : Hydrochlorothiazide
10 Tablets
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Medical Condition(s) for which Arbitel -H may be prescribed

Diabetes and Hypertension
High Blood Pressure

Side effects of Arbitel -H

   Body as a whole : Weakness.

   Hypersensitivity : Rash, hives, shock and photosensitivity.

   Heart : Abnormal heart rhythm and low blood pressure.

   Metabolic : Increased sugar.

   Gastrointestinal : Jaundice and/or liver enzyme abnormalities, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation and abdominal pain.

   Genitourinary : Kidney failure.

   Blood : Decrease in white blood cells and anemia.

   Musculoskeletal : Muscle cramps.

   Central Nervous System : Weakness, fatigue, dizziness, headache, dry mouth, tingling and vertigo.

   Miscellaneous : Impotence.

   Eye : Blurred vision.

   Respiratory : Lung swelling and respiratory distress.

   Skin : Cell death.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult- HTN- The recommended dose is 12.5 to 50 mg once daily.
Edema- The recommended dose is 25-100 mg once daily or in divided doses.

How to use Arbitel -H?

It comes as a tablet and liquid to take by mouth, with food.

When is Arbitel -H not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with urination problem, who are taking potassium-sparing agents and hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Arbitel -H

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of diabetes, gout, asthma or kidney, liver, thyroid disease, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• It may cause dizziness or blurred vision, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

• Avoid alcohol consumption.

• It may raise blood sugar level, monitor sugar level regularly while taking this medication.

• Monitor kidney function, blood pressure and electrolyte levels while taking this medication.

Other Precautions for Arbitel -H

Avoid exposure to sunlight.

Storage Conditions for Arbitel -H

Store it at controlled room temperature (20° to 25°C).

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