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Yes: It is very safe and even a good idea to take magnesium supplements with this medicine. Triamterene/hctz is known to sometimes cause magnesium deficiency. The best absorbed forms tend to be magnesium glycinate & taurate; citrate is pretty good too. Too much magnesium can have a laxative effect- this could potentially cause electrolyte imbalances so do not use it for a laxative effect. ...Read more
Lost my health insurance & looking for a good over-the-counter diuretic alternative for dyazide (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
Does nuerontin interact with any of the following dugs?
Digoxin 0.25 mg
Tamsulosin Cap 0.4 mg
Atorvastatin Tab 10 mg
Triam/HCTZ Tab 37.5-25
Flecainide Tab 100 mg
I am female (80) had stroke dec 2013. Left leg weakness improved w/rehab. No energy. Meds: triamterene hctz , minoxidil & clopidogrel is this cause?
I recently went to see a CNP and found that my BP was 153/107 that day. She gave me HCTZ 12.5mg QD. Now, 6 days later, my BP is 166/118.
Hypertension: You have hypertensive range of blood pressure, the hctz itself is not enough, you need more medicine also need to rule out any secondary cause for your hypertension. You are young and have this high of blood pressure need to rule out secondary causes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Does BP 91/71 is bad? I have this BP at work always. And at home 110/70 I am taking enalapril10bid with hctz 25 but i reduce this last one to 12.5
Low Blood Pressure?: Your blood pressure of 91/71 is not "low" if you have no symptoms, such as dizziness or weakness standing up or moving around. You are a young female and that pressure seems to be fine for you. If you have questions about your need for the hctz, discuss this with your physician to arrive at an answer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I haven't been able to take my hctz 25mg yet today as it is being delivered to me later tonite by a relative. Is this ok & will i feel any different?
NCTM missed dose: This should not cause any problems. If you take it closer to bed time you may have to use the restroom more during the night. ...Read more
No: It's so gentle, most people don't even know they're taking it. I know. I take it! ...Read more
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