What is Mylan indapamide used for?
Indapamide belongs to the family of medications called diuretics (“water pills”). It is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat mild-to-moderate high blood pressure. This medication works by making the body lose excess water and salt.
What are the long term side effects of indapamide?
If it continues for a long time, the heart and arteries may not function properly. This can damage the blood vessels of the brain, heart, and kidneys, resulting in a stroke, heart failure, or kidney failure. High blood pressure may also increase the risk of heart attacks.
What happens when you stop taking indapamide?
If you stop taking the drug or don’t take it at all: Don’t stop taking indapamide without talking to your doctor. Stopping this drug suddenly may cause your blood pressure to spike. This may increase your risk of a heart attack or stroke. If you have heart failure, you may experience fluid buildup.
What foods should be avoided when taking indapamide?
Indapamide Interactions with Food and Herbs Grapefruit and juice: Don’t eat or drink grapefruit or its juice when you are on indapamide as it can increase the side effects of this drug.
Can I take multivitamin with indapamide?
Interactions between your drugs No interactions were found between indapamide and Vitamin B12. However, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.
When is the best time to take indapamide?
How to use Indapamide. Take this medication by mouth with or without food as directed by your doctor, usually once daily in the morning. If you take this drug too close to bedtime, you may need to wake up to urinate. It is best to take this medication at least 4 hours before your bedtime.
Is it OK to take vitamin D with indapamide?
Using indapamide together with cholecalciferol can cause your blood calcium levels to become too high. Contact your doctor if you experience symptoms such as dizziness, drowsiness, weakness, lethargy, headache, nausea, vomiting, or seizures. You may need a dose adjustment or special test if you use both medications.