Many prescription and nonprescription medicines can cause
dehydration. A few examples are:
If you think that your dehydration is caused by a medicine:
Call the doctor who prescribed the medicine to
find out if you should stop taking it or take a different one. An appointment
may not be necessary.
If you are taking a nonprescription medicine,
stop taking it. Call your doctor if you feel you need to continue taking the
ByHealthwise Staff Primary Medical ReviewerWilliam H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine Specialist Medical ReviewerH. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine
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