Precautions

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Your doctor will check your or your child's progress closely while you are receiving this medicine. This will allow your doctor to check if the medicine is working properly. Blood tests may be needed to check for unwanted effects.

Hypokalemia may occur after less than 6 hours of receiving this medicine. Tell your doctor right away if you or your child has dry mouth, increased thirst, muscle cramps, nausea or vomiting, or uneven heartbeat.

Call your doctor right away if you or your child has blurred vision, changes in vision, chest pain, decreased urine output, rapid weight gain, or swelling of your hands, ankles, or feet. These may be symptoms of a new hypertensive emergency.

Do not take other medicines unless they have been discussed with your doctor. This includes prescription or nonprescription (over-the-counter [OTC]) medicines and herbal or vitamin supplements.