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BIDURET 5 MG/50 MG TABLET

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Composition for BIDURET

Amiloride(5 mg),Hydrochlorothiazide(50 mg)

food interaction for BIDURET

alcohol interaction for BIDURET

pregnancy interaction for BIDURET

lactation interaction for BIDURET

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Taking Amiloride with alcohol may have additive effects in lowering your blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate.
Taking Hydrochlorothiazide with alcohol may have additive effects in lowering blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate.
UNSAFE
Biduret 5 mg/50 mg tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for BIDURET

Amiloride(5 mg)

Uses

Amiloride is used in the treatment of increased blood pressure , heart failure, cirrhosis and low potassium.

How it works

Amiloride lowers blood pressure and swelling by increasing the amount of urine, which removes extra water and certain electrolytes from the body. Amiloride does this without loss of potassium from the body.

Common side effects

Vomiting, Nausea, Diarrhoea, Abdominal pain, Allergic reaction, Shortness of breath, Constipation, Cough, Dizziness, Fatigue, Headache, Increased potassium level in blood, Impotence, Loss of appetite, Muscle cramp, Weakness
Hydrochlorothiazide(50 mg)

Uses

Hydrochlorothiazide is used in fluid retention (edema), heart failure, increased blood pressure and kidney stone.

How it works

Hydrochlorothiazide lowers blood pressure and swelling by increasing the amount of urine, which removes extra water and certain electrolytes from the body.

Common side effects

Increased sensitivity to light, Excessive thirst, Abnormal heart rhythm, Skin rash, Allergic reaction, Altered blood lipids, Convulsion, Drowsiness, Dry mouth, Electrolyte imbalance, Vomiting, Gastrointestinal disorder, Gout, Headache, Increased glucose level in blood, Increased uric acid level in blood, Decreased potassium level in blood, Decreased magnesium level in blood, Decreased sodium level in blood, Decreased blood pressure, Lethargy, Muscle pain, Weakness

Common Dosage for BIDURET 5 MG/50 MG TABLET

Patients taking BIDURET 5 MG/50 MG TABLET

  • 82%
    Once A Day
  • 18%
    Twice A Day

SUBSTITUTES for BIDURET

No substitutes found

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Expert advice for BIDURET

  • Inform your doctor if you are suffering from/have a history of difficulty in breathing, diabetes/heart/liver disease, abnormal levels of salts (electrolytes) in blood, increased blood urea levels, increased levels of acid in blood (acidosis).
  • Do not take potassium supplements along with amiloride, it can cause severe hyperkalaemia.
  • Amiloride may interfere with the results of glucose tolerance test. Talk to your doctor about instructions on use of this medicine before undergoing the test.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or are planning to become pregnant or are breast-feeding.
  • Do not use high salt diet while on amiloride treatment.
  • Avoid consumption of alcohol as it may worsen the side effects. 
  • Do not drive or operate machinery as amiloride can cause dizziness.

Frequently asked questions for BIDURET

Amiloride

Q.Is amiloride a sulfa drug/contain sulfa?
No. Amiloride is not a sulfa drug (does not belong to sulfonamide group of medicines)

Q.Is amiloride the same as amlodipine?
No. Amiloride and amlodipine are two different drugs and are used for treatment of different illnesses. Consult your doctor before administering any of these drugs

Q.Is amiloride a loop diuretic/beta blocker/aldosterone antagonist/thiazide?
No. Amiloride is not a loop diuretic / a beta blocker or aldosterone antagonist. Neither does it belong to the ‘thiazide' group of medicines. It is a potassium–sparing diuretic

Q.Is amiloride a generic?
Yes, amiloride is a generic name of the medicine that belongs to class of drug called as diuretics

Q.Does amiloride cause gout?
Increase in blood uric acid levels is known side effect of amiloride, which can occasionally lead to gout attacks. Consult a doctor if you observe any symptoms related to gout after taking this medicine

Q.Does amiloride cause hair loss/acidosis?
Hair loss/acidosis is a known side effect of amiloride

Q.How does amiloride cause hyperkalemia/does it cause hyponatremia?
Amiloride has potassium conserving ability and hence may cause hyperkalemia. It prevents absorption and promotes the loss of sodium from the body and hence may cause hyponatremia

Q.Does amiloride cause gynecomastia/weight gain?
Amiloride is not known to cause gynecomastia or weight gain. Please consult your doctor if you observe such symptoms after taking this medicine.

Hydrochlorothiazide

Q.Hydrochlorothiazide is a diuretic,which increases the excretion of urine?
Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use

Q.Is hydrochlorothiazide a statin/ opiate?
No.It is the derivative of chlorothiazide

Q.Is hydrochlorothiazide bad for your kidneys?
No.Hydrochlorthiazide is a safe drug at prescribed dose by your doctor. Consult your doctor if you have kidney disease and follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use

Q.Can I take hydrochlorothiazide with lisinopril/ ibuprofen/ synthroid/ aspirin/ potassium/ phentermine/ losartan/ naproxen/ magnesium/ vitamins?
Taking other medicines may alter the effects of hydrochlorothiazide. Always consult your doctor for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required

Q.Does hydrochlorothiazide cause diabetes/ erectile dysfunction/ weight loss/ gout/ constipation/tinnitus/ potassium loss?
Hydrochlorothiazide causing these side effects is rare or uncommon. However, consult your doctor if you experience any of these side effects

Q.Does hydrochlorothiazide have sulfa in it?
Yes.Hydrochlorothiazide has sulfa and it is chemically known as 6-chloro- 3, 4-dihydro-2 H-1, 2, 4-benzothiadiazine-7-sulfonamide 1, 1-dioxide

Q.Does hydrochlorothiazide clean your system?
No.Hydrochlorothiazide reduces extra fluid in the body.

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Content on this page was last updated on 13 October, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)