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Maxzide Warnings And Recalls
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
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
My BP is 147/95 and won't go down with diet and exercise. Doc gave maxzide (hydrocholorthiazide and triamterene) 37.5/25. Is this a good dose?
It is : A reasonable starting dose.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
I've been taking maxzide (hydrocholorthiazide and triamterene) for 3 days. Still having chest tightness and pounding pulse. 159/108. HR 105. Should I be feeling better or just give it time?
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