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Are the following medications harmful past their expiration dates?
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
Taking tamsulosin, finasteride, triamterene -hctz, norvasc, benicar (olmesartan). Am 68 yrs old. Having tenderness in breasts. Could drugs be a cause?
Which is best potassium sparing drug for htn ( less side effect, effective, &popular) spironolactone or triamterene you recommend for your patients.?
I take Triamterene in the am. I take Valium at night to sleep. They are the same color. I accidentally took a Triamterene tonite, will I be ok?
I am following a ketosis diet perfectly. And losing weight consistently. Just stopped taking Triamterene and gained 5 pounds this week. What's up?
No problem: You probably won't even notice the difference. That's a normal dose for some people. ...Read more
Depends: If that's how its prescribed, no; if not, yes. ...Read more