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Rauwolfia Serpentia W/bfmtz
Rauwolfia Alk.w/thiazide-Oral


This combination medication lowers blood pressure. It is used in the treatment of hypertension (high blood pressure).

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Rauzide, Flumezide
 
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rauwolfia Serpentia W/bfmtz
Rauzide, Flumezide

Uses
This combination medication lowers blood pressure. It is used in the treatment of hypertension (high blood pressure).


Storage
  • Store at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture.


Overdose
  • If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately.
  • Symptoms of overdose may include nausea, drowsiness, coma, slow heartbeat, dizziness, slow or shallow breathing, diarrhea, vomiting, muscle stiffness, leg pain, tremors, or unconsciousness.

How To Use
  • Take Rauwolfia Serpentia W/bfmtz exactly as prescribed.
  • Try to take it at the same time each day.
  • Take this with food or milk to avoid stomach irritation unless otherwise directed by your doctor.
  • It is important to continue taking Rauwolfia Serpentia W/bfmtz even if you feel well.
  • Most people with high blood pressure do not feel sick.
  • Do not stop taking Rauwolfia Serpentia W/bfmtz without consulting your doctor.
  • Some conditions may become worse when Rauwolfia Serpentia W/bfmtz is suddenly stopped.
  • Your dose may need to be gradually decreased.

Side Effects
  • Dizziness, drowsiness, headache, loss of appetite, nasal congestion, frequent urination or fatigue may occur as your body adjusts to the medication.
  • To avoid dizziness and lightheadedness when rising from a seated or lying position, change positions slowly.
  • Avoid prolonged standing and be careful on stairs.
  • Inform your doctor if you develop: chest pain, an irregular heartbeat, shortness of breath, depression, impotence, stomach cramps, skin rash, nervousness.
  • If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

Precautions
  • Rauwolfia Serpentia W/bfmtz may increase sensitivity to sunlight.
  • Avoid prolonged exposure.
  • Wear protective clothing and use a sunscreen.
  • Rauwolfia Serpentia W/bfmtz should be used only when clearly needed during pregnancy.
  • Small amounts of Rauwolfia Serpentia W/bfmtz appear in breast milk.
  • Consult with your doctor before breast-feeding.
  • Warning to diabetic patients: Rauwolfia Serpentia W/bfmtz may raise your blood sugar.
  • It is best to avoid alcohol and becoming over-heated because of an increased likelihood of lightheadedness and dizziness.
  • Be sure your doctor knows your complete medical history especially if: you are prone to depression, you have ulcers or gallstones.
  • Tell your doctor if you are allergic to sulfa drugs.
  • You may also be allergic to Rauwolfia Serpentia W/bfmtz.

Missed Dose
  • If you miss a dose, use it as soon as remembered; do not take it if it is near the time for the next dose.
  • Instead, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule.
  • Do not double-up the dose to catch up.
  • Check with your doctor if 2 or more doses have been missed.

Drug Interactions
  • Inform your doctor about all the medicine you use (both prescription and nonprescription), especially of: MAO inhibitors (e.g., furazolidone, linezolid, phenelzine, selegiline, tranylcypromine), digoxin.
  • Avoid any drugs that increase your heart rate or make you excited, like decongestants, because it may interfere with your blood pressure medicine.
  • Decongestants are commonly found in cough-and-cold medicines.
  • If your medicine contains a thiazide and you take colestipol or cholestyramine, take the diuretic 1 hour before or 4 hours after the cholesterol-lowering medicine because of decreased adsorption.
  • Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.

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