You should not receive this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to diazoxide or similar medicines such as hydrochlorothiazide, Aldactazide®, Diuril®, Dyazide®, Maxzide®, or Zaroxolyn®. You should not receive this medicine if you are allergic to sulfa drugs.
Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.
Make sure your doctor knows if you are also using a blood thinner such as warfarin (Coumadin®), or medicine to lower blood pressure. Some blood pressure medicines are atenolol, hydralazine, hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ), lisinopril, methyldopa, metoprolol, papaverine, prazosin, Accupril®, Aldomet®, Apresoline®, Cozaar®, Diovan®, Lotrel®, Minipress®, Norvasc®, Pavabid®, Prinivil®, Toprol®, and Zestril®.
Make sure your doctor knows if you are pregnant or breast feeding, or if you have diabetes, kidney disease, or congestive heart failure. Tell your doctor if you have circulation problems, or if you have ever had a blood clot or stroke.
Make sure any doctor or dentist who treats you knows that you are using this medicine. This medicine may affect the results of certain medical tests.