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Ctd 12.5mg Tablet

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Medical Description

Ctd 12.5mg Tablet contains Chlorthalidone, which belongs to the Diuretic group of medicine, which is used alone or together with other medicines to treat high blood pressure. It lowers blood pressure ...
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ContainsChlorthalidone / Chlortalidone(12.5 Mg)
ClassificationANTI-HYPERTENSIVE
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Uses of Ctd 12.5 MG

  • Ctd 12.5mg Tablet is used alone or together with other medicines to treat high blood pressure.
  • It is also used as a supportive treatment to reduce swelling caused by the accumulation of fluid in the body either due to heart disease, liver disease or kidney disease.

Contraindications of Ctd 12.5 MG

  • If you are allergic to Chlorthalidone or any of the other ingredients of this medicine.
  • If your urine output in 24 hours is very low (less than 100ml).

Side effects of Ctd 12.5 MG

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Low blood pressure
  • Weakness

Precautions and Warnings of Ctd 12.5 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Ctd 12.5mg Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Components of this medicine are known to be harmful to the foetus. Thus, it should be avoided in pregnant women. If you become pregnant while on the treatment with this medicine, then immediately inform your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Ctd 12.5mg Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
There is limited information available on the use of this medicine in lactating women. However, as a component of this medicine is known to be excreted in milk, this medicine should be avoided if you are breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Ctd 12.5mg Tablet?
A:
Ctd 12.5mg Tablet may cause dizziness. If you are feeling dizzy after taking this medicine, then avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Ctd 12.5mg Tablet?
A:
Drinking alcohol, along with this medicine, increases dizziness. Therefore, alcohol drinking should be avoided while taking this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • Your blood pressure is low or you have dehydration.
  • You have kidney disease or you are on a salt-restricted diet.
  • Use of Ctd 12.5mg Tablet may cause low levels of electrolytes in the body. It is advisable to monitor electrolytes periodically.

Mode of Action of Ctd 12.5 MG

How Does It Work?

Ctd 12.5mg Tablet lowers blood pressure by increasing excretion of water and sodium through urine.

Directions for Use of Ctd 12.5 MG

Take this medicine with food at day time at fixed timing as prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Ctd 12.5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Ctd 12.5mg Tablet works, or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Taking Ctd 12.5mg Tablet, along with other medications used for high blood pressure, increases action of other medicines.
  • Taking this medicine with lithium decreases the excretion of lithium through urine, leading to the accumulation of lithium in the body.

Storage and disposal of Ctd 12.5 MG

  • Store Ctd 12.5mg Tablet at room temperature in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Ctd 12.5 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose of Ctd 12.5mg Tablet include dizziness, weakness, nausea, etc. If you have taken too much of this medicine, then contact your doctor or reach out to the nearest hospital immediate...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of this medicine, then take it as soon as you remember. If it is already time for the next dose, then skip the missed dose and follow the regular dosing schedule.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Why Ctd 12.5mg Tablet should be taken at day time?

A: Ctd 12.5mg Tablet works by excreting excess water through urine. Thus, to avoid going to the bathroom at night time it should be taken in the daytime.

Q: Do Ctd 12.5mg Tablet cause Gout?

  • Ctd 12.5mg Tablet increases the level of uric acid in blood by decreasing its excretion through urine, leading to the accumulation of uric acid in the blood and can cause gout.

Q: What is the use of Ctd 12.5mg Tablet?

A: Ctd 12.5mg Tablet is used alone or together with other medicines to treat high blood pressure. In a higher dosage, it is also used to decrease swelling caused by the accumulation of fluid in the body (oedema).

Q: Does Ctd 12.5mg Tablet cause weight loss?

  • Ctd 12.5mg Tablet does not cause weight loss in obesity.
  • It only causes weight loss in conditions where weight gain is due to excess water accumulated in the body due to heart disease, liver disease or kidney disease by excreting excess water through urine.
Product Details
Brand
CTD
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
24/08/2022
Last Updated on: 19 Mar 2021 | 04:13 PM (IST)
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