Triamterene



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  • Contains / Salt: Triamterene


Triamterene Information



Triamterene Benefits & Uses

Triamterene is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

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.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Edema
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 100 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: used in peripheral edema states e.g.heart failure, ascites due to hepatic cirrhosis
Geriatric
  • Disease: Edema
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 100 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: used in peripheral edema states e.g.heart failure, ascites due to hepatic cirrhosis


Triamterene Side Effects

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

Moderate

Mild

Triamterene Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Triamterene safe for pregnant women?


    Triamterene can cause unwanted side effects in pregnant women. If you experience any side effects, stop taking Triamterene right away. Take your doctor's advice before taking it again.

    Moderate
  • Is the use of Triamterene safe during breastfeeding?


    Women who are breastfeeding may experience severe harmful effects after taking Triamterene. It should only be taken after medical advice.

    Severe
  • What is the effect of Triamterene on the Kidneys?


    Triamterene may have mild side effects on the kidneys.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Triamterene on the Liver?


    Triamterene has very mild side effects on the liver.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Triamterene on the Heart?


    Triamterene is not harmful for the heart.

    Safe


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 -

Severe

Moderate



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 -



Frequently asked Questions about Triamterene

  • Is this Triamterene habit forming or addictive?


    Triamterene does not cause addiction.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    Yes, you can operate a vehicle or heavy machinery after taking Triamterene since it does not cause drowsiness.

    Safe
  • Is it safe?


    Triamterene is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    No, Triamterene is not used to treat mental disorders.

    No

Triamterene Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Triamterene


    Taking Triamterene with food is safe.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Triamterene


    Taking alcohol with Triamterene can be dangerous.

    Severe


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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


References

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 444-445

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 590



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