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AMILoride Hydrochloride

aMILoride
Amiloride is a potassium-sparing diuretic (water pill) that prevents your body from absorbing too much salt and keeps your potassium levels from getting too low. Amiloride is used to treat or prevent hypokalemia (low potassium levels in the blood) in people with high blood pressure or congestive heart failure. Amiloride is usually given together with other medicines. Amiloride may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
aMILoride
DRUG TYPE
potassium-sparing diuretics

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Frequently Asked Questions

You should not use amiloride if you have kidney problems, if you are unable to urinate, or if you have high levels of potassium in your blood. Do not use potassium supplements or other diuretics while you are taking amiloride.

Amiloride can raise the levels of potassium in your blood. You will need frequent blood tests while taking this medicine.

Call your doctor right away if you have unusual tiredness, numbness or tingling, slow heartbeats, muscle weakness or limp feeling.

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AMILoride Hydrochloride tablet 5 mg

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