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Generic: amiloride-hydrochlorothiazide
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It helps you make more urine and to lose excess water from your body
               



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What should I watch for while using this medicine?

Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular checks on your progress. Check your blood pressure as directed. Ask your doctor what your blood pressure should be, and when you should contact them. If you are diabetic, check your blood sugar as directed.

You may need to be on a special diet while taking this medicine. Ask your doctor. You must not get dehydrated. Ask your doctor or health care professional how much fluid you need to drink a day. Check with him or her if you get an attack of severe diarrhea, nausea and vomiting, or if you sweat a lot. The loss of too much body fluid can make it dangerous for you to take this medicine.

You may get drowsy or dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs mental alertness until you know how this medicine affects you. Do not stand or sit up quickly, especially if you are an older patient. This reduces the risk of dizzy or fainting spells. Alcohol may interfere with the effect of this medicine. Avoid alcoholic drinks.

This medicine can make you more sensitive to the sun. Keep out of the sun. If you cannot avoid being in the sun, wear protective clothing and use sunscreen. Do not use sun lamps or tanning beds/ booths.

What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?

Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
  • allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
  • black or tarry stools
  • breathing problems
  • changes in vision
  • eye pain
  • fast, irregular heartbeat
  • feeling faint or lightheaded, falls
  • fever
  • muscle pain, cramps
  • numbness, tingling in hands or feet
  • redness, blistering, peeling or loosening of the skin, including inside the mouth
  • trouble passing urine or change in the amount of urine
  • unusual bleeding
  • unusually weak or tired
  • worsened gout pain
  • yellowing of the eyes or skin

Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):

  • change in sex drive or performance
  • constipation
  • dry mouth, increased thirst
  • enlarged, tender breasts
  • headache
  • irregular menstrual periods
  • stomach pain

               
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