Thaloric 12.5mg contains Chlorthalidone which belongs to a group of medicines called diuretics. It is indicated in the management of hypertension either alone or in combination with other antihypertensive drugs. It is a long-acting oral diuretic with antihypertensive activity. It increases excretion of sodium and chloride. This diuretic effect leads to decreased extracellular fluid and plasma volume, cardiac output, total exchangeable sodium, glomerular filtration rate, and renal plasma flow. It also produces dose-related reductions in serum potassium levels, elevations in serum uric acid and blood glucose.
It is also indicated as adjunctive therapy in edema associated with congestive heart failure, hepatic cirrhosis, and corticosteroid and estrogen therapy. It has also been found useful in edema due to various kidney diseases such as nephrotic syndrome, acute glomerulonephritis, and chronic renal failure. Always take this medicine as prescribed by your doctor. Before taking THALORIC 12.5MG, inform your doctor if you have any kidney or liver disease and if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. The common side effects are muscle weakness, dizziness and stomach pain.
USES OF THALORIC 12.5MG:
Treats hypertension and edema
HOW THALORIC 12.5MG WORKS:
THALORIC 12.5MG is a long-acting oral diuretic with antihypertensive activity. It produces diuresis with increased excretion of sodium and chloride. The diuretic effects of chlorthalidone lead to decreased extracellular fluid volume, plasma volume, cardiac output, total exchangeable sodium, glomerular filtration rate, and renal plasma flow. It also produces dose-related reductions in serum potassium levels, elevations in serum uric acid and blood glucose.
DIRECTIONS FOR USE:
Take THALORIC 12.5MG according to the dose and frequency as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break the medicine. It may be taken with or without food.
SIDE EFFECTS OF THALORIC 12.5MG:
• Sore throat with fever
• Unusual bleeding or bruising
• Severe skin rash with peeling skin
• Difficulty breathing or swallowing
• Muscle weakness
• Stomach pain
• Loss of appetite
• Hair loss
HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS:
Drink plenty of fluids to avoid dehydration. ORS should be used to prevent dehydration.
Drowsiness or dizziness:
Get up and move around to feel awake, take small naps to edge off the sleepiness. Give your eyes a break to avoid fatigue and eat a healthy food to boost energy.
Drink clear or ice-cold drinks. Eat light, bland foods and avoid fried, greasy, or sweet foods.
WARNING & PRECAUTION:
THALORIC 12.5MG should be used with caution in pregnant women. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
THALORIC 12.5MG is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
DRIVING AND USING MACHINES
Do not drive or operate machinery while taking this medicine, since it may cause light-headedness or dizziness.
Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with THALORIC 12.5MG.
THALORIC 12.5MG should be used with caution in patients suffering from active kidney diseases. Consult your doctor for advice.
THALORIC 12.5MG should be used with caution in patients suffering from liver function impairment or active liver diseases. Consult your doctor for advice.
Do not take if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to Chlorthalidone or any ingredients of this medicine.
THALORIC 12.5MG should be used with caution in patients suffering from active heart diseases. Consult your doctor for advice.
Tell your doctor if you had or have a condition such as:
Tell your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription or the following:
Other antihypertensive drugs
Drugs for diabetes
Drug : Chlorthalidone
Pharmacological Category : Antihypertensive, Diuretic, Thiazide-Related
Therapeutic Indication : Edema, refractory, Hypertension, Calcium nephrolithiasis
Dosage Forms : Tablet
Store below 20-25°C and keep out of reach of children.
FAQs ABOUT THALORIC 12.5MG:
Q: Does THALORIC 12.5MG increase uric acid?|
A: Yes. But it is very rare in case of increased uric acid levels.
Q: What happens if I take more than the recommended dose of THALORIC 12.5MG?
A: If you take more than the prescribed dose, you may experience nausea, lightheadedness, weakness, fast or irregular heartbeat, sleepiness, muscle cramps and pain, difficulty in breathing. Consult your doctor for advice.
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