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What are the differences between maxzide (hydrocholorthiazide and triamterene) and hydrochlorothiazide?

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Dr. W. james Chon
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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