How to take hypothiazide for swelling
Dosage should be selected individually. With a constant medical control, a minimally effective dose is established.
In connection with the increased loss of potassium and magnesium ions during treatment (potassium level in the serum may decrease below 3.0 mmol / l), there is a need to replace potassium and magnesium.
To adults. As an antihypertensive agent the usual initial daily dose is 25-50mg once, in the form of monotherapy or in combination with other antihypertensive agents. Some patients have an initial dose of 12.5 mg, both in monotherapy and in combination. It is necessary to use the minimum effective dose, not exceeding 100 mg / day. If Hypothiazide ® is combined with other antihypertensive drugs, it may be necessary to reduce the dose of another drug in order to prevent excessive BP reduction.
Hypotensive effect manifested within 3-4 days, but to achieve the optimal effect may take up to 3-4 weeks. After the end of treatment, the hypotensive effect persists for 1 week.
Ocular syndrome of various genesis. The usual initial dose for the treatment of edemais 25-100 mg of the drug once a day or once in 2 days. Depending on the clinical response, the dose can be reduced to 25-50 mg once a day or once in 2 days. In some severe cases, doses up to 200 mg / day may be required at the beginning of treatment.
With premenstrual syndrome, the usual dose is 25 mg / day and is used between the onset of symptoms before the onset of menstruation.
With nephrogenic diabetes insipidus the usual daily dose of 50-150 mg (in several receptions) is recommended.
Children. Doses should be set based on body weightchild. Usual pediatric daily doses of 1-2 mg / kg or 30-60 mg / m 2 of the body surface are prescribed once a day. The total daily dose for children aged 3 to 12 years is 37.5-100 mg.