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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. Austina Cho
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Hydrocholorthiazide And Triamterene (Definition)

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What is the definition or description of: Maxzide allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Maxzide allergy?

Maxzide allergy: Maxzide (Triamterene) 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: https://www.drugs.com/cdi/maxzide.html ...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 Cheers ...Read more

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Recently diagnosed diabetes insipidus. Dyazide (hydrocholorthiazide and triamterene) prescribed but still urinating constantly. Doctor says to give medication more time? How long?

Recently diagnosed diabetes insipidus.  Dyazide (hydrocholorthiazide and triamterene) prescribed but still urinating constantly.  Doctor says to give medication more time? How long?

Depends: Dyazide (hydrocholorthiazide and triamterene) 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

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B/P up 205/97 normally ranges 130-140 /60-80.took maxcide but still high 154/101 tried my husband's Lopressor only took 1/2. still, high feel funny?

B/P up 205/97 normally ranges 130-140 /60-80.took maxcide but still high 154/101 tried my husband's Lopressor only took 1/2. still, high feel funny?

High BP: F from WV notes BP 205/97 but usually 135/670. Took Maxide but still 154/101. Tried husband's Lopressor. Still, high feel funny? Advice: I specialize in HBP for 50 years & can help quickly with 2nd opinion. NEVER take anothers' meds. Better to feel funny that dead! At least as far as I know. I first suspect taking OTCs that increase BP or you did a salt binge by eating out. But many other causes. ...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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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.It's a diuretic ie eliminates salt [sodium chloride] which in turn helps to lower blood presssure. Salt restriction is advised as well.It's 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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Is it ok to take my blood pressure medicine dyazide (hydrocholorthiazide and triamterene) with apple cider vinegar?

Is it ok to take my blood pressure medicine dyazide (hydrocholorthiazide and triamterene) with apple cider vinegar?

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

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What is a "medication HA"?

What is a "medication HA"?

I think: Medication headache....a type of frequent or daily headache. I'm not positive though. Need to see what the context the phrase was used. ...Read more

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What is best pain medication?

What is best pain medication?

There are none...: Even the strongest opiates only "take the edge off" for people in chronic pain. Meds are only one part of dealing with the pain. A useful tool, but pain is so necessary for survival that we are not "allowed" to monkey with it much. In acute pain, the transition from miserable to less miserable can be great. In chronic pain, it's just part of the plan. ...Read more

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I need refills on my medications?

Not here: For that you will likely need the prime service of healthtap. Easier to call your pop imo ...Read more

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Are expired medications effective?

Sometimes: Sometimes they are. For the most part, expired drugs simply lose potency once past their expiration date. There are, however, some drugs that actually become harmful if taken after they expire. As such, it is best to throw out any medications you have after a year. ...Read more

Dr. Al Hegab
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Maxzide (Definition)

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