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Hydralazine belongs to the class of medications called vasodilators. It is used alone or with other medications to reduce blood pressure.
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Hydralazine belongs to the class of medications called vasodilators. It is used alone or with other medications to reduce blood pressure. It works to lower blood pressure by relaxing veins and arteries.
Mint Hydralazine may be available under multiple brand names and/or in several different forms. Any specific brand name of Mint Hydralazine may not be available in all of the forms or approved for all of the conditions discussed here. As well, some forms of Mint Hydralazine may not be used for all of the conditions discussed here.
Your doctor may have suggested Mint Hydralazine for conditions other than those listed in these drug information articles. If you have not discussed this with your doctor or are not sure why you are taking Mint Hydralazine, speak to your doctor. Do not stop taking Mint Hydralazine without consulting your doctor.
Do not give Mint Hydralazine to anyone else, even if they have the same symptoms as you do. It can be harmful for people to take Mint Hydralazine if their doctor has not prescribed it.
The dose of hydralazine is based on the individual and depends on the condition being treated and the person's response to the medication. The starting dose of hydralazine tablets is 10 mg taken 4 times a day for the first 2 to 4 days. Depending on how well it is working for you and how well it is tolerated, your doctor will gradually increase the dose. The usual recommended maintenance dose of hydralazine to treat high blood pressure varies from 10 mg to 50 mg 4 times daily. The dose should not be increased over 100 mg per day without further testing by your doctor to determine your acetylator phenotype.
Many things can affect the dose of medication that a person needs, such as body weight, other medical conditions, and other medications. If your doctor has recommended a dose different from the ones listed here, do not change the way that you are taking the medication without consulting your doctor.
It is important to take Mint Hydralazine exactly as prescribed by your doctor. If you miss a dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed one. If you are not sure what to do after missing a dose, contact your doctor or pharmacist for advice.
Store Mint Hydralazine at room temperature, protect it from heat and moisture, and keep it out of the reach of children.
Do not dispose of medications in wastewater (e.g. down the sink or in the toilet) or in household garbage. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medications that are no longer needed or have expired.
Many medications can cause side effects. A side effect is an unwanted response to a medication when it is taken in normal doses. Side effects can be mild or severe, temporary or permanent.
The side effects listed below are not experienced by everyone who takes Mint Hydralazine. If you are concerned about side effects, discuss the risks and benefits of Mint Hydralazine with your doctor.
The following side effects have been reported by at least 1% of people taking Mint Hydralazine. Many of these side effects can be managed, and some may go away on their own over time.
Contact your doctor if you experience these side effects and they are severe or bothersome. Your pharmacist may be able to advise you on managing side effects.
Although most of the side effects listed below don't happen very often, they could lead to serious problems if you do not seek medical attention.
Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur:
Stop taking the medication and seek immediate medical attention if any of the following occur:
Some people may experience side effects other than those listed. Check with your doctor if you notice any symptom that worries you while you are taking Mint Hydralazine.
Each orange, round, scored tablet, debossed with "H" on one side and "38" on the other side, contains 10 mg of hydralazine. Nonmedicinal ingredients: anhydrous lactose, microcrystalline cellulose, sodium starch glycolate, stearic acid, and FD&C Yellow No. 6.
Each orange, round, unscored tablet, debossed with "H" on one side and "39" on the other side, contains 25 mg of hydralazine. Nonmedicinal ingredients: anhydrous lactose, microcrystalline cellulose, sodium starch glycolate, stearic acid, and FD&C Yellow No. 6.
Each orange, round, unscored tablet, debossed with "H" on one side and "40" on the other side, contains 50 mg of hydralazine. Nonmedicinal ingredients: anhydrous lactose, microcrystalline cellulose, sodium starch glycolate, stearic acid, and FD&C Yellow No. 6.
Do not use hydralazine if you:
There may be an interaction between hydralazine and any of the following:
If you are taking any of these medications, speak with your doctor or pharmacist. Depending on your specific circumstances, your doctor may want you to:
An interaction between two medications does not always mean that you must stop taking one of them. Speak to your doctor about how any drug interactions are being managed or should be managed.
Medications other than those listed above may interact with Mint Hydralazine. Tell your doctor or prescriber about all prescription, over-the-counter (non-prescription), and herbal medications that you are taking. Also tell them about any supplements you take. Since caffeine, alcohol, the Nicotine from cigarettes, or street drugs can affect the action of many medications, you should let your prescriber know if you use them.
Before you begin taking a medication, be sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions or Allergies you may have, any medications you are taking, whether you are pregnant or breast-feeding, and any other significant facts about your health. These factors may affect how you should take Mint Hydralazine.
Blood tests: Rarely, Mint Hydralazine can decrease the number of neutrophils (a type of white blood cell that helps fight infection), red blood cells (which carry oxygen), and platelets (which help your blood to clot). Your doctor will do regular blood tests to monitor your blood cell levels while you are taking Mint Hydralazine.
Kidney Disease: Decreased kidney function can cause Mint Hydralazine to build up in the body, causing side effects. If you have decreased kidney function, discuss with your doctor how Mint Hydralazine may affect your medical condition, how your medical condition may affect the dosing and effectiveness of Mint Hydralazine, and whether any special monitoring is needed.
Liver function: Liver disease or reduced liver function may cause Mint Hydralazine to build up in the body, causing side effects. If you have liver problems, discuss with your doctor how Mint Hydralazine may affect your medical condition, how your medical condition may affect the dosing and effectiveness of Mint Hydralazine, and whether any special monitoring is needed. Your doctor may want to test your liver function regularly with blood tests while you are taking Mint Hydralazine.
Low blood pressure: Some people taking hydralazine may experience sudden blood pressure drops when getting up from a sitting or lying position. These blood pressure drops could lead to dizziness, lightheadedness, and falls. If you experience this problem, try getting up more slowly. If it persists or if you faint, contact your doctor.
Lupus: Hydralazine may cause lupus-like symptoms (e.g., joint pain, fever, generalized rash). If these symptoms develop, contact your doctor immediately.
Pregnancy: Mint Hydralazine should only be used during pregnancy when the benefits outweigh the risks. If you become pregnant while taking Mint Hydralazine, contact your doctor immediately.
Breast-feeding: Mint Hydralazine passes into breast milk. If you are a breast-feeding mother and are taking hydralazine, it may affect your baby. Talk to your doctor about whether you should continue breast-feeding.
Children: The safety and effectiveness of using Mint Hydralazine have not been established for children.
Seniors: Seniors may be more sensitive to the blood-lowering effects of hydralazine. It should be used with more caution.
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