Hydrochlorothiazide-Triamterene side effects and drug details - Inside Rx

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Hydrochlorothiazide is a thiazide diuretic (water pill). Triamterene is a potassium-sparing diuretic. Hydrochlorothiazide and triamterene is a combination medicine that is used to treat fluid retention (edema) and high blood pressure (hypertension). This medicine is usually given to people in whom other diuretics have caused hypokalemia (low potassium levels in your blood). Hydrochlorothiazide and triamterene may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
High Blood Press/Heart Disease

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Frequently Asked Questions

You should not use this medicine if have kidney disease, urination problems, high levels of potassium in your blood, or if you are taking other diuretics similar to triamterene.

This medicine can raise your blood potassium to dangerous levels, especially if you have kidney disease, diabetes, severe illness, or if you are an older adult. Call your doctor right away if you have signs of high potassium: nausea, tingly feeling, feeling weak or tired, slow heartbeats, or loss of movement.

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Generic Examples Supplied As Strength
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Tablet 37.5-25 Mg75 Mg-50Mg