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Doctor insights on: Dyazide Vs Maxzide

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What is maxzide (hydrocholorthiazide and triamterene)?

What is maxzide (hydrocholorthiazide and triamterene)?

Maxide: It is a diuretic (water pill) which is a combination of 2 medications. The advantage of this med is that it tends to cause low potassium (muscle cramps, etc) it is classified as a potassium sparing diuretic. ...Read more

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What is the medicine maxzide (hydrocholorthiazide and triamterene) for?

What is the medicine maxzide (hydrocholorthiazide and triamterene) for?

Maxzide (hydrocholorthiazide and triamterene) is diuretic: Maxide is a diruretic, used to rid the body of excess fluid and also used as medication to lower blood pressure. ...Read more

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Can you get high on maxzide (hydrocholorthiazide and triamterene)?

Maxzide (hydrocholorthiazide and triamterene): Most people would not get high on maxzide (hydrocholorthiazide and triamterene) ...Read more

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What are the differences between maxzide (hydrocholorthiazide and triamterene) and hydrochlorothiazide?

Combination Pill: Maxzide (hydrocholorthiazide and triamterene) is a combination pill that contains two types of diuretics ("water pills")--i.e. triamterene and hydrochlorothiazide. Triamterene is a potassium-sparing diuretic that blocks sodium channels in the collecting tubules in the kidney. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take both lisinopril and maxzide (hydrocholorthiazide and triamterene)?

Is it ok to take both lisinopril and maxzide (hydrocholorthiazide and triamterene)?

Yes, but, be careful: Any dehydration will make Lisinopril slow down your kidney function. So, if you have anorexia, vomiting, diarrhea (causing mild dehydration), the maxzide (hydrocholorthiazide and triamterene) will make your dehydration worse due to obligatory urine (water) loss caused by maxzide (hydrocholorthiazide and triamterene) (a diuretic). In this case, Lisinopril will be deleterious to your kidneys until you correct the dehydration. So, if you are losing fluids hold maxzide (hydrocholorthiazide and triamterene). ...Read more

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Is it safe to mix lisinopril and maxzide (hydrocholorthiazide and triamterene)?

Is it safe to mix lisinopril and maxzide (hydrocholorthiazide and triamterene)?

Use carefully: These two drugs are used commonly to treat hypertension and are very effective. They must be used with caution however as both drugs have to the potential to raise potassium. Also kidney failure can result if dehydration occurs. Non steroidal anti inflammatory drugs (nsaids) should be avoided. ...Read more

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I was prescribed amlodipine 10mg, lisinopril 80mg, metoprolol 100mg and maxzide (hydrocholorthiazide and triamterene) 37.5/25mg to take every morning together for my HTN. Is this safe?

I was prescribed amlodipine 10mg, lisinopril 80mg, metoprolol 100mg and maxzide (hydrocholorthiazide and triamterene) 37.5/25mg to take every morning together for my HTN. Is this safe?

Here are some. ..: Apparently, you have taken almost all available kinds of anti-hypertensives for hypertension. Clinically, your doc has deemed their use necessary for your hypertension. For the sake of continuation of care, it would be most advisable to direct your Qs and possible concerns of their use to her/ her timely. Spotty online opinion may confound more than help. Best wish. .. ...Read more

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I'm taking Maxzide (hydrocholorthiazide and triamterene) it's making me feel horrible. Out of breath fast heart beat fatigue and my BP is high 150/100. Can this cause this?

I'm taking Maxzide (hydrocholorthiazide and triamterene) it's making me feel horrible. Out of breath fast heart beat fatigue and my BP is high 150/100. Can this cause this?

Electrolyte changes?: You might need to modify modification regimen. In addition it is importnat to check electrolyte abnormalities. Speak with your physicians. It is important to know when you started takin Maxzide (hydrocholorthiazide and triamterene) and any other changes to medications. In my opinion, I would like to see what a bmp looked like to make sure you didn't have low sodium or other changes that could expalin this.
Hope you feel better
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Could you take dyazide (hydrocholorthiazide and triamterene) with coffee?

Could you take dyazide (hydrocholorthiazide and triamterene) with coffee?

Dyazide (hydrocholorthiazide and triamterene) & Coffee: Dyazide (hydrocholorthiazide and triamterene) is a combination pill that contain 2 different types of diuretic, hydrochlorothiazide and triamterne. There are no known interaction between dyazide (hydrocholorthiazide and triamterene) and caffeine. ...Read more

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High blood pressure meds. Dyazide (hydrocholorthiazide and triamterene) 37.5-25 once daily?

High blood pressure meds. Dyazide (hydrocholorthiazide and triamterene) 37.5-25 once daily?

See below: Yes this is used once daily for hypertension.Its a diuretic ie eliminates salt [ sodium chloride] which in turn helps to lower blood presssure. Salt restriction is advised as well. Its a combination medication to minimise the risk of pottassium loss as one of the components retains pottassium. ...Read more

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Lost my health insurance & looking for a good over-the-counter diuretic alternative for dyazide (hydrocholorthiazide and triamterene) (triam/hctz).?

OTC: In the us, there are no over-the counter diuretics. However, diuretics are priced very cheaply as most are generics, and most are included on 90-day drug lists at target, walmart, rite aid, etc. ...Read more

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