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  • Maxzide (Triamterene/Hydrochlorothiazide)

    Maxzide (triamterene/hydrochlorothiazide) is used to treat high blood pressure. Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems.

  • Triamterene/Hydrochlorothiazide Oral

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    1. This medicine has multiple active ingredients. Choose an ingredient below to learn more about its interactions.

    2. Hydrochlorothiazide
    3. Triamterene

    Pronounced

    "HI-dro-klor-oh-THIGH-uh-zide/try-AM-ter-een"

    Common brand names:

    Dyazide

    Uses

    This drug is used to treat high blood pressure. Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems. This medication is a combination of two "water pills" (diuretics): triamterene and hydrochlorothiazide. This combination is used by people who have developed or are at risk for having low potassium levels on hydrochlorothiazide. It causes you to make more urine, which helps your body get rid of extra salt and water.

    This medication also reduces extra fluid in the body (edema) caused by conditions such as heart failure, liver disease, or kidney disease. This can lessen symptoms such as shortness of breath or swelling in your ankles or feet.

    How to Use This Medication

    Take this medication by mouth as directed by your doctor, usually once daily in the morning with or without food. It is best to avoid taking this medication within 4 hours of your bedtime to prevent having to get up to urinate.

    If you also take certain drugs to lower your cholesterol (bile acid-binding resins such as cholestyramine or colestipol), take this product at least 4 hours before or at least 4 to 6 hours after these medications.

    The dosage is based on your medical condition and response to treatment.

    Use this medication regularly to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, take it at the same time each day. It is important to continue taking this medication even if you feel well. Most people with high blood pressure do not feel sick.

    Tell your doctor if your condition does not improve or if it worsens (for example, your blood pressure readings increase).


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