Who should not take CHLORTHALIDONE?

The following conditions are contraindicated with this drug. Check with your physician if you have any of the following:

Conditions:

  • sympathectomy
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • type 1 diabetes mellitus
  • 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
  • decreased kidney function
  • decreased urine production
  • high amount of uric acid in the blood
  • pregnancy
  • cessation of urine production
  • acid base problem with low chloride and basic pH blood

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