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Triamterene Information

Triamterene Benefits & Uses

Triamterene is used to treat the following -

  1. एडिमा 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

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 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 serious side effects after taking Triamterene. So it is adviced to consult the doctor before using it.

Severe

What is the effect of Triamterene on the Kidneys?

Triamterene rarely harms 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 completely safe 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 -

Paracetamol,Chlorpheniramine,Dextromethorphan

    Phenylephrine

    Pseudoephedrine

    Aliskiren

    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, you will not get addicted to Triamterene.

    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 cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

    No

    Triamterene Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    Interaction between Food and Triamterene

    Taking Triamterene with food does not cause any problems.

    Safe

    Interaction between Alcohol and Triamterene

    Taking alcohol with Triamterene can be dangerous.

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

    References

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