Headache, dizziness, anxiety, or nausea may occur. If any of these effects continue or become bothersome, inform your doctor. Increased hair growth on the forehead, back, arms and legs which is harmless and disappears when drug is stopped. Notify your doctor if you develop: chest pain, rapid or pounding heartbeat, easy bruising or bleeding, vision changes, skin rash, itching, sweating, extreme weakness, numbness or tingling of the hands or feet, frequent urination, thirst. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
This medication is usually taken once daily or as directed otherwise by you doctor. If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call the US national poison hotline at 1-800-222-1222. Canadian residents should call their local poison control center directly. Symptoms of overdose may include drowsiness; flushed, dry skin; fruit-like breath odor; increased urination; unusual thirst; and continued loss of appetite.
Tell your doctor if you have: heart disease, kidney disease, gout, allergies (especially to thiazide water pills). This medication should be used only if clearly needed during pregnancy or while breast-feeding. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.