What is Triamterene?
What is Tiamterene? Triamterene medication is used to treat high blood pressure. Triamterene blood pressure medication Lowers high blood pressure helps prevent strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems. This medication is a combination of two “water pills” (diuretics): Triamterene and hydrochlorothiazide. This combination is used by people who have developed or are at risk for having low potassium levels on hydrochlorothiazide. Triamterene hctz brand causes you to make more urine, which helps your body get rid of extra salt and water.
This medication also reduces extra fluid in the body (edema) caused by conditions such as heart failure, liver disease, or kidney disease. This can lessen symptoms such as shortness of breath or swelling in your ankles or feet.
How to use
- Take Triamterene and Hydrochlorothiazide by mouth as directed by your doctor
- Usually once daily in the morning with or without food.
- It is best to avoid taking Triamterene medication within 4 hours of your bedtime to prevent having to get up to urinate.
- Triamterene blood pressure medication dosage is based on your medical condition and response to treatment.
If you also take certain drugs to lower your cholesterol (bile acid-binding resins such as cholestyramine or colestipol), take this product at least 4 hours before or at least 4 to 6 hours after these medications.
Use Triamterene hctz brand regularly to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, take it at the same time each day. Keep taking Triamterene and Hydrochlorothiazide even if you feel well. Most people with high blood pressure do not feel sick.
Tell your doctor if your condition does not improve or if it worsens (for example, your blood pressure readings increase).
- upset stomach
If any of these Triamterene medication effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.
To lower your risk of dizziness and lightheadedness, get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.
Remember that your doctor has prescribed Triamterene blood pressure medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.
Triamterene hctz brand may cause your body to lose too much water and salt (dehydration). Tell your doctor right away if you notice any symptoms of dehydration, such as unusual dry mouth/thirst, fast heartbeat, or dizziness/lightheadedness.
Tell your doctor right away if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur:
- muscle cramps/weakness
- slow/fast/irregular heartbeat
- decrease in vision
- eye pain
- signs of kidney problems
A very serious allergic reaction to Triamterene and Hydrochlorothiazide is rare. However, get medical help right away.
Warnings & Precautions
- Before taking Triamterene hctz brand, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to Triamterene and Hydrochlorothiazide.
- Before using Triamterene medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history.
- Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs alertness until you can do it safely.
- Limit alcoholic beverages.
- Limit your time in the sun.
- Avoid tanning booths and sunlamps.
- Use sunscreen and wear protective clothing when outdoors.
- Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist about all the products you use.
Severe sweating, diarrhea, or vomiting can increase the risk for lightheadedness or a serious loss of body water (dehydration). Report prolonged diarrhea or vomiting to your doctor. To prevent dehydration, drink plenty of fluids unless your doctor directs you otherwise.
If you have diabetes, Triamterene blood pressure medication may affect your blood sugar. Check your blood sugar regularly as directed and share the results with your doctor. Your doctor may need to adjust your diabetes medication, exercise program, or diet.
Triamterene hctz brand may affect your potassium levels. Before using potassium supplements or salt substitutes that contain potassium, consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Older adults may be more sensitive to the effects of Triamterene medication, especially dizziness, or high blood potassium levels.
During pregnancy, Triamterene blood pressure medication should be used only when clearly needed. It may harm an unborn baby. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
It is unknown if Triamterene medication passes into breast milk. Hydrochlorothiazide passes into breast milk but is unlikely to harm a nursing infant. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.
Store at room temperature away from light and moisture. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medications away from children and pets.
Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company.
Drug interactions may change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain all possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use (including prescription/nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicines without your doctor’s approval.
Some products that may interact with this drug include dofetilide, lithium, other drugs that may increase potassium levels (such as spironolactone, amiloride, cyclosporine).
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