Drug: Edarbyclor (azilsartan and chlorthalidone)

What is azilsartan and chlorthalidone (Edarbyclor)? Azilsartan is an angiotensin II receptor antagonist. Azilsartan keeps blood vessels from narrowing, which lowers blood pressure and improves blood flow.Chlorthalidone is a thiazide diuretic (water pill) that helps prevent your body from absorbing too much salt, which can cause fluid retention.Azilsartan and chlorthalidone is a combination medicine used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). Lowering blood pressure may lower your risk of a stroke or heart attack.Azilsartan and chlorthalidone may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

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What are the possible side effects of azilsartan and chlorthalidone (Edarbyclor)? Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.Call your doctor at once if you have:
  • feeling like you might pass out;
  • urinating less than usual or not at all;
  • drowsiness, confusion, mood changes, increased thirst, loss of appetite;
  • swelling, weight gain, feeling short of breath; or
  • electrolyte imbalance (dry mouth, extreme thirst, drowsiness, restless feeling, confusion, increased or decreased urination, constipation, muscle pain or weakness, fast heart rate, or seizure (convulsions)).
Other common side effects may include:
  • mild skin rash;
  • diarrhea, nausea, upset stomach;
  • cough;
  • mild dizziness; or
  • weakness, tired feeling.
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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What other drugs will affect azilsartan and chlorthalidone (Edarbyclor)? Tell your doctor about all medicines you use, and those you start or stop using during your treatment with azilsartan and chlorthalidone, especially:
  • other blood pressure medications;
  • digoxin;
  • lithium;
  • any other diuretic or "water pill"; or
  • a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) such as ibuprofen, naproxen, celecoxib, diclofenac, indomethacin, meloxicam, and others.
This list is not complete. Other drugs may interact with azilsartan and chlorthalidone, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Not all possible interactions are listed in this medication guide.

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What happens if I overdose (Edarbyclor)? Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.

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