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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
3 doctors shared insights

Amiloride Hydrochloride (Overview)

Amiloride hydrochloride is a potassium-sparing agent which is a kind of water pill or diuretic (heart failure drug, cardiovascular drug).


Dr. Dariush Saghafi
3 doctors shared insights

Amiloride Hydrochloride (Overview)

Amiloride hydrochloride is a potassium-sparing agent which is a kind of water pill or diuretic (heart failure drug, cardiovascular drug).


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Out of fosinopril, felodipine, oxenoprolol,telmisartan, amiloride,hydrochlorothiazide, which is most effective?

Out of fosinopril, felodipine, oxenoprolol,telmisartan, amiloride,hydrochlorothiazide, which is most effective?

Depends: Physicians will choose different medicines for BP depending on the clinical situation and other accompanying problems: Fosinopril is an ACE inhibitor Felodipine is a Calcium channel blocker Amiloride and HCTZ (hydrochlorothiazide) are mild diuretics Telmisartan is an ARB ....prolol is a beta blocker All of them are good depending on the circumstances ...Read more

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Is metformin hydrochloride (glucophage xr) nephro toxic?

Is metformin hydrochloride (glucophage xr) nephro toxic?

Not exactly: If you have a moderate degree of renal disease, metformin can cause lactic acidosis, which is very serious. If you do not have renal disease, metformin is quite safe. ...Read more

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How can we cure nervousness and mild termor caused by taking ciprofloxin hydrochloride? Is this side effect reversible after being controled?

How can we cure nervousness and mild termor caused by taking ciprofloxin hydrochloride? Is this side effect reversible after being controled?

Cipro (ciprofloxacin) tremor: These side effects resolve after you come off cipro (ciprofloxacin). It can take 10 to 60 days. To help, exercise steadily twice a day, minimize caffeine and sugar, and as able get involved in relaxation maneuvers and even yoga. If protracted, acupuncture helps tremendously. Be careful with exercise. Stay light and steady. Do not overload muscles. Walking briskly, very easy jog, cycling, rowing best. ...Read more

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What are the side effects when using amiloride?

Amiloride: Sorry, there was too much to write in this little box. Check this site for a list of potential side effects: http://www.Everydayhealth.Com/drugs/amiloride#side-effects. ...Read more

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My 62 yo mom with CHF and a-fib is taking furosemide + amiloride combination as only diuretic. Is this recommended/are there better alternatives?

My 62 yo mom with CHF and a-fib is taking furosemide + amiloride combination as only diuretic. Is this recommended/are there better alternatives?

The standard: Furosemide is the standard against which any other diuretic is compared. Amiloride helps prevent the potassium loss associated with all diurectics. The combination is excellent. ...Read more

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I'm currently on amiloride hydrochloride, hydrochlorothiazide..and have taken Walgreen's Cough DM. What types of adverse reactions should I expect?

I'm currently on amiloride hydrochloride, hydrochlorothiazide..and have taken Walgreen's Cough DM.  What types of adverse reactions should I expect?

Here are some...: Theoretically, taking dextromethophen-containing cough syrup should not affect the two kinds of water pills you are on. DM itself may induce drowsiness in some, but directly related with these two water pills. Nonetheless, read the precaution labeling and follow. If any doubt during drug use, stop it. More? Ask your doctor timely. ...Read more

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What are the side effects when using amiloride?

Amiloride: Sorry, there was too much to write in this little box. Check this site for a list of potential side effects: http://www.Everydayhealth.Com/drugs/amiloride#side-effects. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Midamor allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Midamor allergy?

Midamor allergy: Midamor (Amiloride) is a diuretic. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For potential adverse effects see: http://www.rxlist.com/midamor-drug.htm ...Read more

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I am currently on the following prescriptions. Can I take Taurine with them? -Zoloft -Tykosin -Verapamil -Amiloride

I am currently on the following prescriptions.  Can I take Taurine with them?

-Zoloft
-Tykosin
-Verapamil
-Amiloride

Yes: I see you are on multiple cardiac meds. I presume you want to use taurine for it's purporported heart benefits. Yes, it is safe to use with your other meds. ...Read more

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Out of fosinopril, felodipine, oxenoprolol,telmisartan, amiloride,hydrochlorothiazide, which is most effective?

Depends: Physicians will choose different medicines for BP depending on the clinical situation and other accompanying problems: Fosinopril is an ACE inhibitor Felodipine is a Calcium channel blocker Amiloride and HCTZ (hydrochlorothiazide) are mild diuretics Telmisartan is an ARB ....prolol is a beta blocker All of them are good depending on the circumstances ...Read more

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My 62 yo mom with CHF and a-fib is taking furosemide + amiloride combination as only diuretic. Is this recommended/are there better alternatives?

The standard: Furosemide is the standard against which any other diuretic is compared. Amiloride helps prevent the potassium loss associated with all diurectics. The combination is excellent. ...Read more

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Dx of nephrogenic diabetes insipidus, prescription hctz/amiloride. Meds are making me urinate every 20-30min instead of slowing me down. Why?

Dx of nephrogenic diabetes insipidus, prescription hctz/amiloride.  Meds are making me urinate every 20-30min instead of slowing me down.  Why?

Potassium: Please recheck diagnosis and treatment with a second opinion from a board certified nephrologist. Ameliodide helps you save potassium. But i often see this diagnosis made incorrectly and recommend a second opinion. ...Read more

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What does depoxetine hydrochloride heal?

What does depoxetine hydrochloride heal?

PrematureEjaculation: Dapoxetine hcl, marketed as priligy (among and other brands) is the first compound developed specially for the treatment of premature ejaculation (pe) in men 18–64 years old. ...Read more

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What to do if i had 100mg of cetririzine hydrochloride! help!?

What to do if i had 100mg of cetririzine hydrochloride! help!?

Poison control: Any concerns about overdose (in the US) call poison control right away ("Mr. Yuk"), and call 911. But cetirizine is an antihistamine related to hydroxyzine. Like other antihistamines, high doses would likely just cause sleepiness and a dry mouth. ...Read more

Dr. Patricia Foster
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Midamor (Definition)

Midamor is a potassium-sparing agent which is a kind of water pill or diuretic (heart ...Read more