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Do thiazide diuretics interact with other medications?

Donna Hill Howes, RN
Family Practitioner

If you are taking digoxin or a loop diuretic, a thiazide diuretic may not be a good option for you.

If you are taking dofetilide, you should not take a thiazide diuretic.

If you are taking an ACE inhibitor, a thiazide diuretic may not be a good option for you.

If you are taking carbamazepine, cyclophosphamide, diazoxide, digoxin, an opioid, or oxcarbazepine, a thiazide diuretic may not be a good option for you. 

If you are taking a QTc interval prolonging drug, calcium channel blockers can lead to serious side effects.

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