Who should not take METHYLDOPA-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE?
The following conditions are contraindicated with this drug. Check with your physician if you have any of the following:
- increased activity of the parathyroid gland
- high cholesterol
- a type of joint disorder due to excess uric acid in the blood called gout
- low amount of magnesium in the blood
- high amount of calcium in the blood
- low amount of sodium in the blood
- low amount of potassium in the blood
- liver failure
- acute inflammation of the pancreas
- systemic lupus erythematosus, an autoimmune disease
- yellowing of the skin in a newborn child
- high amount of uric acid in the blood
- abnormally high levels of nitrogen-containing compounds in your blood
- secondary angle-closure glaucoma, a type of eye disorder
- decreased blood volume
- basal cell carcinoma of the skin
- cessation of urine production
- acid base problem with low chloride and basic pH blood
- cancer of the squamous cells in the skin
- destruction of red blood cells by body's own antibodies
- a type of movement disorder called parkinsonism
- angina, a type of chest pain
- chronic heart failure
- severe disorder of the blood vessels of the brain
- hardening of the liver
- liver problems
- severe liver disease
- decreased kidney function
- visible water retention
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