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Doctors' Answers to "Frequently Asked Questions" - Hyzaar


These comments are made for the purpose of discussion and should NOT be used as recommendations for or against therapies or other treatments. An indi vidual patient is always advised to consult their own physician.

[posted 06/22/2000]
Question: I just started taking Hyzaar 50-12.5. I am aware of the most common side effects. However, I am unclear of alcohol use and its side effects while on the above medication. Typicaly alcohol is not a part of my daily routine. I do like a glass of wine occasionaly and socialy. In addition we are going on a long vacation very soon and I would like to know if I should refrain from alcohol use altogether.

Thank you for your advise.

Answer: There should be no interactions. Keep to moderate intake and observe your bp on the days that you imbibe. About 20% of patients have elevated bp due to alcohol. This is not an interactional problem with hyzaar, but a direct effect of the alcohol on your system.

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