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Triamterene is a diuretic water pill that helps would not allow your body to absorb too much of salt and also helps in keeping the potassium levels from falling below normal.

Triamterene is one of the best available treatments for fluid retention in people with CHF, liver cirrhosis or a nephritic syndrome.


The patients having kidney liver urine problems should not take this meditation as it increases the potassium in the blood levels. Before using this medication, better to take advice of a doctor if you have heart or liver disease, diabetes, or a previous history of having kidney stones. Avoid drinking alcohol, too much of salt and unwanted exercise and in hot weather. Follow doctor’s instructions to know the quantity and type of diet

This drug should not be used by patients having complains like heart, liver and having history of stones gout it increases the potassium and blood levels. This medication is known to have serious effect on an unborn baby. There is a possibility that Triamterene may pollute the breast milk and could cause damaging effect to a nursing baby.

How To Use

This medication should be taken exactly as directed by your doctor in correct dose age not in large amount the diagnosis of kidney and liver are compulsory before taking medication. One should take this medication only after eating a meal. In case you under any kind of surgery, the patient has to inform the surgeon about the drug. One should
Always store this medication at room temperature away from heat, light, and moisture.

Side Effects

Before taking Triamterene you should let your doctor know if you have any of the below listed symptoms and they are not going away.

• Frequent Urination
• Gas
• Headache
• Dizziness

Some of the side effects are very serious. So, if you happen to have any of the following symptoms, call your personal doctor right away:

• Difficulty breathing or swallowing
• Rash or hives
• Swelling or tenderness of stomach area
• Upset stomach
• Pain in the upper stomach area
• Vomiting
• Rapid pulse
• Muscle weakness or cramps
• Fever
• Extreme tiredness
• Feelings of numbness, tingling, pricking, burning, or creeping on the skin
• Inability to move arms and legs
• Decreased urination
• Severe thirst
• Yellowing of skin or eyes
• Slow or irregular heartbeat
• Severe dry mouth
• Muscle pain or fatigue


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