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Doctor insights on: Triamterene Withdrawal

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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 don't develop cramps. Side effects include dehydration, dizziness and if you lose too much water - renal failure.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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What are the side effects of triamterene/hctz?

What are the side effects of triamterene/hctz?

Side effects: Usually well tolerated, triamterene/HCTZ can cause abnormal electrolytes including low blood sodium, high blood potassium (esp. Ly in patients with chronic kidney disease), and alkalosis. Other non-specific side effects such as nausea, headache, vomiting, diarrhea, fatigue, and dizziness are also listed as possible side effects.

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Is it safe to mix phentermine and triamterene?

Is it safe to mix phentermine and triamterene?

Drug interaction: Phenyeramine is used for weight control but can cause tachycardia triamterene is a diuretic and can cause blume depletion make sure your regimen is supervised.

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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.

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Will triamterene cause stomach pain?

Will triamterene cause stomach pain?

GI Sx, not pain: Anything can conceivably cause anything. However, pain not usual. Can cause upset stomach, nausea, vomiting, dry mouth, diarrhea, muscle cramps (if in gut could cause pain), heart rhythm disturbance, headache, allergic reactions. Drug is a diuretic (makes you pee), can raise blood levels of potassium, get you dehydrated. Got stomach pain, see your doc.

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