What is Covance D used for?
Covance D Tablet 10’s belongs to the class of anti-hypertensives primarily taken to treat hypertension (high blood pressure) and reduce the risk of stroke in patients with high blood pressure.
Is Covance D blood thinner?
Covance-D Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Losartan and Hydrochlorothiazide, which lowers the blood pressure effectively. Losartan is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB).
What is Hydrochlorothiazide 25 mg used for?
Hydrochlorothiazide is used to treat edema (fluid retention; excess fluid held in body tissues) caused by various medical problems, including heart, kidney, and liver disease and to treat edema caused by using certain medications including estrogen and corticosteroids.
Does Hydrochlorothiazide lower blood pressure?
Hydrochlorothiazide acts on the distal convoluted tubules and inhibits the sodium chloride co-transporter system. This action leads to a diuretic action that lowers blood pressure, but there is also a potassium loss in the urine.
Is hydrochlorothiazide hard on the kidneys?
Hydrochlorothiazide can aggravate kidney dysfunction and is used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Hydrochlorothiazide can lower blood potassium, sodium, and magnesium levels.
What happens when you stop taking hydrochlorothiazide?
If you stop taking the drug or don’t take it at all: Your swelling and high blood pressure might get worse. High blood pressure raises your risk of heart attack or stroke. If you stop taking the drug suddenly, your swelling can increase and your blood pressure might increase rapidly.
Is Cilacar diuretic?
Chlorthalidone is a diuretic or water pill. It acts by getting rid of excess water and salts in the body by increasing urination, thereby reducing blood pressure. It helps to reduce edema (fluid buildup) and swelling associated with hypertension. CILACAR C TABLET is available in the form of tablets.