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Amiloride Information

Amiloride Benefits & Uses

Amiloride is used to treat the following -

Amiloride Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Amiloride

Amiloride

Amiloride Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Amiloride is used -

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Diarrhoea
  3. Headache Mild
  4. Dizziness Mild
  5. Tiredness
  6. Cough Mild
  7. Impotence
  8. Constipation Moderate
  9. Rash
  10. Joint pain
  11. Confusion
  12. Chest Pain Moderate

Amiloride Related Warnings

Is the use of Amiloride safe for pregnant women?

The effects of Amiloride on pregnant women are unknown since no research has been done to ascertain it yet.

Unknown

Is the use of Amiloride safe during breastfeeding?

Information about safety of Amiloride for women who are breastfeeding is not available since scientific research on this is yet to be done.

Unknown

What is the effect of Amiloride on the Kidneys?

Effects of Amiloride on kidney can be severe. It is not safe to use it without doctor's advice.

Severe

What is the effect of Amiloride on the Liver?

There may be severe side effects of Amiloride on your liver. Do not take it unless a doctor says so.

Severe

What is the effect of Amiloride on the Heart?

Amiloride may have mild side effects on the heart. Most people will never see any effect on the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Amiloride with Other Drugs

Amiloride should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Quinapril

Valsartan

Hydrochlorothiazide

Ramipril

Olmesartan

Lithium

Amlodipine,Benazepril

    Amiloride Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Amiloride unless your doctor advises you to do so -

    1. Hyperkalemia
    2. Diabetes
    3. Dehydration
    4. Liver Disease
    5. Kidney Disease

    Frequently asked Questions about Amiloride

    Is this Amiloride habit forming or addictive?

    Forming a habit of Amiloride has not been reported.

    No

    Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

    Yes, it is safe to do these activities or work after taking Amiloride as it does not make you drowsy.

    Safe

    Is it safe?

    Yes, but consume Amiloride only on doctor's advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

    Is it able to treat mental disorders?

    There is no benefit of taking Amiloride for mental disorders.

    No

    Amiloride Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    Interaction between Food and Amiloride

    Eating certain foods may increase the time it takes Amiloride to have an effect. You should consult your doctor about it.

    Mild

    Interaction between Alcohol and Amiloride

    Due to lack of research, there is no information about the side effects of taking Amiloride with alcohol.

    Unknown
    This medicine data has been created by -
    Vikas Chauhan
    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    3 Years of Experience

    References

    1. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 590
    2. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 444-445
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