Bendrofluazide - Information, specialists, frequent questions.

Usage of Bendrofluazide

Indications: Mild hypertension. Severe hypertension (in combination with other drugs). Mild to moderate other drugs). Mild to moderate heart failure where no pulmonary oedema is present
Contra Indications: Severe renal failure. Sulphonamide sensitivity. Lactation

Adverse and side effects

Electrolyte and metabolic disturbance. Rash, photosensitivity, blood dyscrasias, impotence, pancreatitis

Special precautions

Hepatic or renal impairment, Addison's disease, hypercalcaemia, diabetes, gout, SLE. Monitor renal function and electrolytes. Elderly. Pregnancy

Questions about Bendrofluazide

Our experts have answered 7 questions about Bendrofluazide

Dr. Lance Nicholas Forbat
Dr. Lance Nicholas Forbat
Cardiologist, Internist
Bristol
If it is your only medication for hypertension it will not matter as there are long term effects that persist, however if it is necessary as an anddition to other medication for blood pressure…
2 answers

Dr. Mark Dancy
Dr. Mark Dancy
Cardiologist
South Harrow
Yes. Bendrofluazide is the old name and should no longer be used.
2 answers

 Ramon Martos
Ramon Martos
Cardiologist
Burton-on-Trent
Yes, alcohol can be taken with BDZ, but only with moderation
1 answers

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