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Tenizide may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Tenizide is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in ... View More
Tenizide is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Tenizide may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Tenizide should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Tenizide may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Regu... View More
Tenizide should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Tenizide may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Tenizide is a combination of two medicines. It helps to control high blood pressure in different ways. If high blood pressure is not treated it can lead... View More
Uses of Tenizide
- Hypertension (high blood pressure)
Side effects of Tenizide
- Taste change
- Upset stomach
- Electrolyte imbalance
- Glucose intolerance
- Increased blood lipid level
- Increased blood uric acid
- Decreased blood pressure
How to use Tenizide
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Tenizide may be taken with... View More
How Tenizide works
Tenizide is a combination of two medicines: Hydrochlorothiazide and olmesartan which lower blood pressure effectively. Hydrochlorothiazide is a diuretic... View More
- You have been prescribed Tenizide for the treatment of high blood pressure.
- It can be taken with or without food.
- Tenizide may cause dehydration. Drink plenty of fluids and inform your doctor if you develop extreme thirst, very dry mouth or muscle weakness.
- It may cause dizziness. Get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.
- Use of Tenizide during pregnancy or breastfeeding is unsafe.
- It may also decrease the risk of stroke and heart attacks.
Hypertension, Diabetic nephropathy
May be taken with or without food.
Hypertension Initial: 20 mg/12.5 mg PO qDay May increase to 40 mg/25 mg after 2 weeks Hepatic Impairment Dose adjustment not necessary
Safety and efficacy not established
Renal Impairment CrCl <30 mL/min: Not recommended
Hypersensitivity to olmesartan medoxomil, hydrochlorothiazide or to other sulfonamide-derived drugs. Severe hepatic & renal impairment (CrCl <30 mL/min)... View More
Mode of Action
Hydrochlorothiazide inhibits the reabsorption of Na and chloride in the distal tubules causing increased excretion of Na and water K and hydrogen ions. ... View More
Drugs that act on renin-angiotensin system can cause fetal injury and death when used in 2nd and 3rd trimesters of pregnancy. Olmesartan medoxomil shoul... View More
1-10% Olmesartan Dizziness (3%),Headache (1%),Fatigue,Diarrhea (1%),Hyperglycemia (1%),Hypertriglyceridemia (1%),Back pain (1%),Bronchitis (1%),Flu-li... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy Category: C (1st trimester); D (2nd & 3rd trimesters)
Olmesartan medoxomil: Increased risk of hypotension, hyperkalemia & changes in renal function w/ aliskiren. May result in deterioration of renal functio... View More
Alternative brand for Tenizide
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More