Hydrochlorothiazide and Triamterene
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Hydrochlorothiazide and Triamterene?

(hye droe klor oh THYE a zide & trye AM ter een)

• This medicine is used to treat high blood pressure.

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

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you have diabetes, this medicine may sometimes raise blood sugars. Talk with healthcare provider about how to adjust for this.

• 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.

• If you are taking this medicine and have high blood pressure, talk with healthcare provider before using over-the-counter products that may increase blood pressure. These include cough or cold remedies, diet pills, stimulants, ibuprofen or like products, and certain natural products or supplements.

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

• Watch for gout attacks.

• You can get sunburned...

 
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