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Unformatted text preview: Interactions: increases toxicity of digoxin, NSAIDs, gentamicin and lithium. Reduces effects of oral anti-diabetes agents. Monitor: U&Es especially K+ may need to give K+ replacement Thiazides Used in tretment of mild heart failure and hypertension (can be first line if black or >55y/o). Reduce Na+ and Cl- reabsorption in DCT. Leads to increased exretion of K+ and H+. Bendroflumethiazide Route/dose : Initially 5-10mg mane PO then reduce dose. Side Effects: dehydration, hypotension, impotence, hypokalaemia, IGT and raised cholesterol Contraindications: HypoK+, HypoNa+, addisons Caution: Can worsen gout, DM or SLE. Interactions : Increases lithium levels. Effects reduced by NSAIDs and oestrogens....
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2011 for the course ANTHRO 2000 taught by Professor Monicaoyola during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
- Fall '10