What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking triamterene-HCTZ if you have:
- Liver disease, including cirrhosis
- Kidney disease or kidney failure
- A history of kidney stones
- Systemic lupus erythematosus (lupus or SLE)
- Fluid or electrolyte problems
- Any allergies, including to sulfa drugs, foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
- Pregnant or trying to become pregnant (see Dyazide and Pregnancy or Maxzide and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see Dyazide and Breastfeeding or Maxzide and Breastfeeding).
You should also tell your healthcare provider about all of the medicines you are currently taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Precautions and Warnings With Triamterene-HCTZ to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
What If I Take an Overdose of Triamterene-HCTZ?People who take too much triamterene-HCTZ may have overdose symptoms that could include:
- Increased urination
- Nausea or vomiting
- Flushed face
- Overactive reflexes
- Low blood pressure
- Electrolyte imbalance.
If you happen to overdose on this medicine, seek immediate medical attention.