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Triamterene Information

Triamterene Benefits & Uses

Triamterene is used to treat the following -

  1. Edema Primary

Triamterene 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 Triamterene


Triamterene Side Effects

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

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Dizziness Mild
  3. Diarrhoea
  4. Headache Mild
  5. Dry Mouth Mild
  6. Weakness
  7. Photosensitivity
  8. Jaundice Moderate

Triamterene Related Warnings

Is the use of Triamterene safe for pregnant women?

Triamterene may cause moderate side effects during pregnancy. If you feel its harmful effects, then stop taking this drug immediately, and do not take Triamterene again without your doctor's advice.


Is the use of Triamterene safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding, may suffer serious consequences after taking Triamterene. So don't take this drug without consulting your doctor first, otherwise it may be dangerous for you.


What is the effect of Triamterene on the Kidneys?

Side effects of Triamterene rarely affect the kidney.


What is the effect of Triamterene on the Liver?

Triamterene may have mild side effects on the liver. Most people will never see any effect on the liver.


What is the effect of Triamterene on the Heart?

You can take Triamterene without any fear of damage to heart.


Severe Interaction of Triamterene with Other Drugs

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





    Triamterene Contraindications

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

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

    Frequently asked Questions about Triamterene

    Is this Triamterene habit forming or addictive?

    No, Triamterene is not habit forming.


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

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


    Is it safe?

    " Yes, Triamterene it is safe but take it after seeking your doctor's advice."

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

    Is it able to treat mental disorders?

    No, Triamterene is not used to treat mental disorders.


    Triamterene Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    Interaction between Food and Triamterene

    It is safe to take Triamterene with food.


    Interaction between Alcohol and Triamterene

    Consuming Triamterene with alcohol can have many serious effects on your body.

    This medicine data has been created by -
    Md Saadullah
    M.Pharma, Pharmacy
    3 Years of Experience
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    Vikas Chauhan
    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    2 Years of Experience
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