Microzide

 
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High blood pressure

Microzide is prescribed to treat high blood pressure.

Microzide is prescribed only when treatment with a single medication fails to lower blood pressure sufficiently.

Microzide is an inhibitor of the Angiotensin II receptor.

Without a Prescription

Microzide is prescribed for the treatment of hypertension, and for the treatment of diabetic nephropathy with an elevated serum creatinine and proteinuria (>300 mg/day) in patients with type 2 diabetes and hypertension.

Microzide is prescribed in the case of patients suffering from hypertension or high blood pressure.

Dosage

Microzide tablets come in two strengths:

12.5mg hydrochlorothiazide with 300mg irbesartan
12.5mg hydrochlorothiazide with 150mg irbesartan

ADULTS

The usual starting dose of Microzide is 1 lower-strength tablet daily.

It will take 2 to 4 weeks for Microzide to reach its maximum effectiveness.

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose may include:
- Confusion;
- Dry mouth;
- Excessive thirst;
- Muscle cramps;
- Nausea;
- Restlessness;
- Weakness;
- Changes in your normal heart rate;
- Dizziness;
- Fainting;
- Fatigue;
- Lower blood pressure;
- Weakness;

Side Effects

Serious side effects include:
- Vomiting;
- Upset stomach;
- Unusual fatigue;
- Swelling due to water retention;
- Several allergic reactions;
- Rashes;
- Nausea;
- Muscle pains;
- Muscle and bone pain;
- Little or lack of urine excretions;
- Jaundice;
- Irregular or fast heartbeats;
- Influenza;
- Fatigue;
- Fainting;
- Dizziness;
- Diarrhea;
- Cramps;
- Confusion;
- Anxiety or nervousness;
- Abnormal bruising;

Brand Names

Other synonyms:
- Lrbesartan;
- Irbesartan [Usan:Inn];
- Irbesarran;
- Avapro;
- Microzide;
- Xarb;
- Karvea;
- Irovel;
- Aprovel;
- Adana;

Contraindications

Microzide is contraindicated if Microzide gives you an allergic reaction.
Microzide is contraindicated in patients who are hypersensitive to any component of Microzide.
Microzide is contraindicated if you have an allergy to sulfa drugs, and if you're unable to urinate.
Microzide is contraindicated if you have:
- Diabetes;
- Gout;
- Liver or kidney disease;
- Lupus erythematosus;
- Collagen vascular disorders;
- High counts cholesterol or triglycerides;
- High levels of potassium;
- Kidney problems;
- Pancreatitis;

Drug Reactions

Inform your pharmacist if you are taking any of the following medicines:
- Triamterene (Maxzide Dyrenium Dyazide);
- Tolbutamide;
- Tolazamide (Tolinase);
- Spironolactone (Aldactone);
- Oxaprozin (Daypro);
- Orinase;
- Nuprin;
- Naproxen (Aleve Naprosyn Anaprox);
- Nabumetone (Relafen);
- Motrin;
- Lithium (Eskalith Lithobid);
- Ketoprofen (Orudis Oruvail Orudis KT);
- Indomethacin (Indocin);
- Glyburide (Micronase Diabeta Glynase);
- Glipizide (Glucotrol);
- Digoxin (Lanoxin);
- Diclofenac (Voltaren Cataflam);
- Colestipol (Colestid);
- Cholestyramine (Questran);
- Chlorpropamide (Diabinese);
- Amiloride (Midamor);
- Advil;
Without Prescription (2017)