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- HYTIDE belongs to a class of thiazide diuretic (water pill) that helps prevent your body from absorbing too much salt, which can cause fluid retention.
- It is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) and fluid retention (edema) in people with heart failure, liver or kidney disorders, or fluid retention.
Hytide inhibits the reabsorption of Na and chloride in the distal tubules causing increased excretion of Na and water K and hydrogen ions.
- Congestive heart failure
- Diabetes insipidus
- Renal tubular acidosis
- Hypersensitivity to sulfonamide-derived drugs
- Severe renal impairment.