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Chlorthalidone : Interaction with Food, Herbs and Alcohol


Interaction of Chlorthalidone with Food, Herbs and Alcohol - For your own safety It is important to understand and avoid the drug-food interaction and how to take the medication. Drug-food interaction can sometimes cause side effects and can even reduce the efficacy of the drug.
Chlorthalidone is a diuretic, prescribed for high blood pressure and fluid retention.

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Chlorthalidone Interactions with Food and Herbs

Grapefruit and juice: Don't eat or drink grapefruit or its juice when you are on chlorthalidone as grapefruit can increase the effects of this drug resulting in severe lowering of blood pressure.

Chlorthalidone Interactions with Alcohol

Alcohol can add to the drowsiness caused by chlorthalidone.
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How to Take the Medication -

Chlorthalidone is available in the form of a tablet to be taken once a day preferably after breakfast. Do not miss a dose. Even if you miss, take as soon as you remember but do not double the dose at the same time to compensate the missed dose.
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