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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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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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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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Is triamterene considered a blood thinner?

Is triamterene considered a blood thinner?

No: It is a diuretic ("fluid pill") and can sometimes interfere with other blood-thinners that you may be actually prescribed by your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for triamterene overdose?

See below: Depends on how many were taken. If a few tablets monitor bp- if too low seek help. ...Read more

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What to do if I took two doses of my triamterene/hctz pill. overdose by accident?

What to do if I took two doses of my triamterene/hctz pill. overdose by accident?

No problem: You probably won't even notice the difference. That's a normal dose for some people. ...Read more