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Dr. Shari Jackson
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Hydrocholorthiazide And Triamterene (Overview)

Hydrocholorthiazide|triamterene is a combination blood pressure agent which is a kind of blood pressure drug (cardiovascular drug).


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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

Dr. Shari Jackson
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Hydrocholorthiazide And Triamterene (Overview)

Hydrocholorthiazide|triamterene is a combination blood pressure agent which is a kind of blood pressure drug (cardiovascular drug).


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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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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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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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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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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 losartan hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) same as valsartan hctz (hydrochlorothiazide)?

Is losartan hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) same as valsartan hctz (hydrochlorothiazide)?

Drug choices: Both losartan (l) and valsartan (v) are drug of the angiotensin receptor blocker class. Both have few side effects and reduce BP and proteinuria quite well. L should be given twice a day and v can be given once daily for maximum their maximum effect. ...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 the drug hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide) cause heart palputations?

Can the drug hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide) cause heart palputations?

Yes from diuretic: Yes, the Hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide) has a diuretic which can effect postassium and other metabolic perameters in the blood. This can cause palpitations sometimes. ...Read more

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Hypercalcemia(5.8-6.5).A doctor asked to replace Exforge (amlodipine and valsartan) by Amlor.Other Doctor said Exforge (amlodipine and valsartan) doesnt increase Potassium.Does Exforge (amlodipine and valsartan) cause Hypercalcemia?

Hypercalcemia(5.8-6.5).A doctor asked to replace Exforge (amlodipine and valsartan) by Amlor.Other Doctor said Exforge (amlodipine and valsartan) doesnt increase Potassium.Does Exforge (amlodipine and valsartan) cause Hypercalcemia?

Read the label: B"sd as far as meds thiazide diuretics decrease urine and increase blood calcium. exforge hct (amlodipine and hydrochlorothiazide and valsartan) (amlodipine valsartan hydrochlorothiazide tablets) - has thiazide, plain exforge (amlodipine valsartan tablets) does not cause it to my knowledge. In any case, HCT causes mild hypercalcemia - should not bring on confusion etc unless other issues with low sodium etc. glad to discuss details and diabetes ...Read more

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What are side-effects of hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide)?

What are side-effects of hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide)?

Many possibilities: Hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide) is a combination of two medications: hydrochlorothiazide and losartan. It is used to treat high blood pressure. Hctz is a water pill to keep your body from retaining too much salt. Losartan helps keep blood vessels open. Dry cough is a common problem with losartan. There are many possible side effects; you should read carefully all the information that comes with your prescription. ...Read more

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Can you take zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide) 20mg and Norvasc 5mg together?

Can you take zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide) 20mg and Norvasc 5mg together?

Zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide): Zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide) is a combination pill that contains lisinopril and hydrochlorothiazide. Lisinopril is an ACE inhibitor and hydrochlorothiazide ia a diuretic (water pill). Nordics (amlodpine) is a calcium channel blocker. There are no drug-drug interaction among these drugs and one may require 3 types of anti-hypertensive agents to bring high blood pressure under good control. ...Read more

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What is zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide) used for?

What is zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide) used for?

Zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide) is a: Combination drug consisting of zestril (lisinopril, an ace inhibitor) & hydrochlorothiazide [hctz], a diuretic. It is used for treating hypertension & congestive heart failure that's not responding well to diuretics (or digoxin) alone. Ace inhibitors also have a protective effect on the kidneys in diabetics. ...Read more

Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
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Hydrochlorothiazide (Definition)

This is a diuretic often used to treat high blood pressure. It can be used alone or often in combination with ...Read more


Dr. Marvin Ott
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Dyrenium (Definition)

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