Chlorthalidone : Interaction with Foods, Herbs & Alcohol

Are you taking Chlorthalidone? Are you aware of the dangers of combining Chlorthalidone with certain foods, herbs, or alcohol? Drug-food-interactions are seldom discussed but can lead to undesirable side effects and potentially diminish the efficacy of the medication.

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.

When and How to Take Chlorthalidone

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.

Drug Name : Chlorthalidone

Chlorthalidone is a diuretic, prescribed for high blood pressure and fluid retention.
We recommend consulting your doctor to verify the information presented on this page or if you need any further clarifications.