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Channel Blockers

Combined Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitors with Diuretics

(check with manufacturer for specific information)

Commonly prescribed brands:

Benazepril & hydrochlorothiazide

Fosinopril sodium-hydrochlorothiazide

Lisinopril & Hydrochlorothiazide

Lotensin HCT

Monopril-HCT

Zestoretic

How they are given:

  • Oral

What they are used for:

You should not be treated with them if:

  • You have a history of swelling beneath the skin ( angioedema) related to previous treatment with ACE inhibitor or of hereditary or unknown origin
  • You cannot produce urine

Possible side effects:

  • Dizziness, headache, cough, fatigue

Pregnancy/nursing:

  • Pregnant women should not take these drugs because they contain an ACE inhibitor, which can harm the fetus
  • Women who are nursing should not take these drugs because they contain an ACE inhibitor, which can harm the baby. If the treatment is essential, then nursing should be discontinued.

 

Combined Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers (ARBs) with Diuretics

(check with manufacturer for specific)

Commonly prescribed brands:

Losartan potassium
hydrochlorothiazide

Candesartan cilextil hydrochlorothiazide

Irbesartan hydrochlor-othiazide

Valsartan & hydrochlor-othiazide

Hyzaar

Atacand HCT

Avalide

Diovan HCT

How they are given:

  • Oral

What they are used for:

  • To treat high blood pressure

You should not be treated with them if:

  • You cannot produce urine

Possible side effects:

  • Upper respiratory infection, dizziness, cough

Pregnancy/nursing:

  • Pregnant women should not take these drugs because they contain an ARB, which can harm the fetus
  • Women who are nursing should not take these drugs because they contain an ARB, which can harm the baby. If the treatment is essential, then nursing should be discontinued.

 

Combined Beta Blockers with Diuretics

(check with manufacturer for specific information)

Commonly prescribed brands:

Bisoprolol fumarate & hydrochlorothiazide

Nadolol & bendroflumethiazide

Timolol maleate-hydrochlorothiazide

Ziac

Corzide

Timolide

How they are given:

  • Oral

What they are used for:

  • To treat high blood pressure

You should not be treated with them if:

  • You have been diagnosed with:
  • Asthma or severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • Abnormally low heart rate
  • Second- and third-degree heart block (a delayed or complete lack of electrical communication between the upper chambers of the heart and the lower chambers of the heart)
  • Heart failure
  • Cardiogenic shock (a damaged heart muscle that cannot pump properly causing a shock-like state)
  • You are unable to produce urine

Possible side effects:

  • Fatigue, dizziness, excessive slowing of heartbeat, cough, shortness of breath

Pregnancy/nursing:

  • The safety of these medications during pregnancy is unknown
  • The safety of these drugs during nursing is unknown

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