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Side effects of triamterene/37.5/25 cpmyltr?

Side effects of triamterene/37.5/25 cpmyltr?

Dehydration: Triamterene is blood pressure medicine classified as a diuretic. It is used excrete fluid out of your body while retaining potassium so you dont develop cramps. Side effects include dehydration, dizziness and if you lose too much water - renal failure. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of triamterene/hctz?

What are the side effects of triamterene/hctz?

Side effects: Usually well tolerated, triamterene/HCTZ can cause abnormal electrolytes including low blood sodium, high blood potassium (esp.ly in patients with chronic kidney disease), and alkalosis. Other non-specific side effects such as nausea, headache, vomiting, diarrhea, fatigue, and dizziness are also listed as possible side effects. ...Read more

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How much weight will you lose by taking triamterene?

How much weight will you lose by taking triamterene?

See below: Triamterene is a weak diuretic, ie a pill to get rid of sodium and water, not a weight reduction pill. ...Read more

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How effective is triamterene for treating hypertension?

How effective is triamterene for treating hypertension?

Somewhat effective: Triamterene falls into a class of medication called potassium-sparing diuretics. It is not the most potent on its own, but it is commonly used as an add-on medication with other hypertension drugs. ...Read more

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