Lozol
DESCRIPTION

This is a drug used by individuals with high blood pressure. Lozol is also commonly referred to as Indapamide in the medical field.

How it works

Lozol is a water pill which increases your needed to drink water and enhances your need to urinate. Drinking more water will relax your blood vessels and thereby will enable blood to flow through more easily.

Uses

Lozol is mainly used to treat high blood pressure. The medication is useful in reducing extra water and salt in the body, which are generally caused by congestive heart failure. Consuming this drug will increase your ability to exercise.

Dosage

This drug is usually taken once in the morning on a daily basis. You can tae Lozol by mouth, with or without food. If you are taking this medication at night, make sure to take it four hours before bed time. This way, your sleep will not be disturbed by your need to urinate. If you wish to make any alterations to the schedule, do not forget to consult your physician first.

The dosage must only be determined by your physician. The dosage will be based on your medical ailment and the way you respond to the treatment. You must consume this medication on a regular basis if you wish to experience the full benefits. Do not skip or miss your doses under any circumstances. Taking the drug at the same time every day will help you remember.

Most individuals with hypertension do not feel sick. So, even if you feel well, do not forget to take Lozol. It can take a few weeks for this medication to work. In the meantime, follow the prescription provided by your healthcare provider. If your condition persists or worsens after several weeks, notify your physician immediately.

Side effects

Even though Lozol is beneficial, it can also lead to a few unpleasant side effects such as dizziness or headaches.

Since Lozol is a diuretic pill, it may also lead to dehydration. Conditions such as diarrhea, increasing sweating and vomiting can increase the chances of dehydration.

This medication can also make your blood sugar levels increase. This can cause or worsen diabetes. If you experience increased thirst or unusual urination, inform your physician immediately.

Although you are likely to experience an allergic reaction Lozol, do not hesitate to inform your physician if you experience rashes, itching or severe dizziness.

Precautions

In order to reduce the likelihood of possible side effects, it is important for you to follow the safety instructions given below.

Inform your physician if you have suffered from kidney problems or liver disease in the past.
Consuming this medication can make you dizzy. So, do not engage in any activity that requires you to be alert.
This medication can increase your sensitivity to the sun. So, avoid prolonged sun exposure and tanning booths.

Self-care

If you get pregnant during the treatment period, only use Lozol when it is absolutely necessary.

It is not known whether this medication can be passed on to breast milk and affect an infant. So, if you are planning to breastfeed your child during the treatment period, consult a physician and discuss the risks and benefits.

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