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Dyazide Warnings And Recalls
Can BP go up after taking BP Meds? Mine 142/94 after taking the Dyazide at 12:30. Is my body still adjusting? Or should I take the accupril -new med?
Probably need more: doubtful BP going up because of Dyazide, but likely these data indicate you are simply not getting adequate BP treatment with the Dyazide alone and likely need something else, like accupril for example. if you begin accupril hten it would be prudent to get back to your doctor within one month's time so that you can get a serum potassium level checked to ensure your potassium level isnt high ...Read more
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
Lost my health insurance & looking for a good over-the-counter diuretic alternative for dyazide (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
BP- right arm 144/94. Took few min later 110/81. took in left arm to compare: it read 110/91.Are those numbers ok? I take Dyazide-am and accupril-pm
BP: your numbers are close to or normal on therapy. Your doctor with more information about you is better placed to decide whether for you those numbers are fine or to decide to increase your medication. ...Read more
Check with MD: Check with your healthcare provider before taking apple cider vinegar with any diuretics, as this may cause a decrease in blood potassium levels. Caution should be used with these diuretics bumetanide chlorothiazide chlorthalidone ethacrynic acid furosemide hydrochlorothiazide metolazone spironolactone- torsemide triamterene/hctz (dyazide®). ...Read more
Recently diagnosed diabetes insipidus. Dyazide prescribed but still urinating constantly. Doctor says to give medication more time? How long?
Depends: Dyazide can be useful in treating nephrogenic diabetes insipidus, a rare genetic disorder, but also can occur in the presence of other kidney disease, or long term lithium usage. It is important to be on a low salt diet as well. However, many people who are compulsive water drinkers can be missdiagnosed as having diabetes insipidus. Make sure the diagnosis is correct. ...Read more
Bladder spasms/OAB: Oab (overactive bladder) can occur for no good reason or due to neurologic problem or bladder cancer. Meds (pills/patch/gel) can control symptoms but do not cure. Behavioral therapy, neuromodulation (electrical stimulation to help nerves work better) &injection of Botox into bladder are effective treatments. Depending on age, exam& urinalysis, cystoscopy (look inside bladder may be needed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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