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Information About Triamterene-HCTZ

Triamterene-HCTZ (Dyazide®, Maxzide®) is a prescription medication that is used for the treatment of a couple of conditions. These specific uses include:
   
Triamterene-HCTZ is a once-daily medication that comes in the form of a tablet or a capsule. It is meant for use only in people who develop low potassium levels (hypokalemia) while taking hydrochlorothiazide or in people who cannot risk low potassium levels due to other medical conditions.
 
Though generally well tolerated, side effects may occur with this drug. In clinical studies, some of the commonly reported reactions included:
 
  • Low blood pressure (hypotension)
  • High blood sugar (hyperglycemia)
  • Nausea and vomiting.
 
(For more information, click Triamterene-HCTZ. This article provides a more in-depth discussion, covering safety issues to discuss with your healthcare provider, generic availability, and more.)
 

Information About Triamterene-HCTZ

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