Amiloride
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Amiloride?

(a MIL oh ride)

• This medicine is used to get rid of extra fluid.

• This medicine is used to increase potassium stores in the body.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you have diabetes, talk with healthcare provider.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Avoid potassium-containing salt substitutes, potassium-sparing diuretics, and potassium supplements.

• Avoid alcohol (includes wine, beer, and liquor).

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• High potassium level. Signs include feeling weak, lightheaded, dizzy, feel like passing out, or have numbness or tingling.

• Feeling dizzy. Rise slowly over several minutes from sitting or lying position. Be careful climbing.

• Nausea or...

 
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