How should you use this medication?
Take this medication by mouth. Take it as directed on the prescription label at the same time every day. You can take it with or without food. If it upsets your stomach, take it with food. Keep taking it unless your care team tells you to stop. Talk to your care team about the use of this medication in children. While it may be prescribed for children as young as newborns for selected conditions, precautions do apply.
What are the possible side effects of this medicine?
Side effects that you should report to your care team as soon as possible:
Allergic reactions-skin rash, itching, hives, swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or throat
Dehydration-increased thirst, dry mouth, feeling faint or lightheaded, headache, dark yellow or brown urine
Gout-severe pain, redness, warmth, or swelling in joints, such as the big toe
Kidney injury-decrease in the amount of urine, swelling of the ankles, hands, or feet
Low blood pressure-dizziness, feeling faint or lightheaded, blurry vision
Low potassium level-muscle pain or cramps, unusual weakness, fatigue, fast or irregular heartbeat, constipation
Sudden eye pain or change in vision such as blurred vision, seeing halos around lights, vision loss Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your care team if they continue or are bothersome):
Change in sex drive or performance
What may interact with this medicine?
Our pharmacists will check to see if this medication will cause any interactions with the information in your profile.
Medications for blood pressure
Medications for diabetes
Medications that relax muscles for surgery
Steroid medications like prednisone or cortisone