DITIDE 25 MG/50 MG TABLET

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Primarily used for

Fluid Retention (Edema), hypertension, heart failure
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Alcohol
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₹5.2/tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Substitutes for DITIDE

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Medicine Overview of DITIDE 25 MG/50 MG TABLET

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Uses of Benzthiazide

Benzthiazide is used in fluid retention (edema), heart failure, hypertension and kidney stone.
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Side effects of Benzthiazide

Common

Headache, Nausea, Increased blood uric acid, Decreased potassium level in blood, Glucose intolerance, Altered blood lipids.

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How to use Benzthiazide

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it.

How DITIDE 25 MG/50 MG TABLET works

Benzthiazide lowers the blood pressure and swelling by removing extra water and electrolytes from the body.
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Uses of Triamterene

Triamterene is used in the treatment of hypertension, heart failure, cirrhosis and low potassium.
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Side effects of Triamterene

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Dizziness, Leg cramps.

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How to use Triamterene

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it.

How DITIDE 25 MG/50 MG TABLET works

Triamterene lowers the swelling by removing the levels of excess water and electrolytes in the body. Triamterene does this without loss of potassium from the body.

In Depth Information on DITIDE 25 MG/50 MG TABLET

Expert advice for Benzthiazide

  • Consult a doctor before taking benzthiazide if you have diabetes, gout (pain and swelling of the small joints), liver, kidneys or pancreas disorder. 
  • You will be regularly monitored for blood electrolytes in case if you are an elderly patient or have kidney problem or during treatment with certain pain killers while taking benzthiazide.  
  • Avoid direct sun exposure during the treatment of benzthiazide, as it may cause sensitivity to light (photosensitive) and may lead to the development of rashes on the skin.
  • Seek immediate medical attention if you experience sudden wheeziness, difficulty in breathing, swelling of the eyelids, face or lips, rash or itching. 
  • Do not drive or use any machinery after taking benzthiazide as it may cause dizziness.  
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not take if allergic to benzthiazide or any of its ingredients.
  • Do not take if suffering from serious liver or kidney disorder, high levels of potassium or calcium in blood. 
  • Do not take if suufering from a disease of the adrenal glands causing weakness, weight loss and a deficiency of hormones in the blood (Addison’s disease).
  • Do not take if suffering from diabetic ketoacidosis (high concentrations of ketone bodies).                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
 

Expert advice for Triamterene

  • Do not take the triamterene if you are allergic to it or to any other content in the medicine or to sulfonamide class of drugs.
  • Do not take the triamterene if you have serious liver or kidney disorder; Addison’s disease; high levels of potassium in your blood (hyperkalemia); diabetes mellitus, excess uric acid in the body (gout) or deficiency of folic acid.
  • Do not start or continue triamterene if you have enlarged prostate or difficulty in passing urine.
  • Avoid using triamterene if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breast-feeding a baby.
Warnings
Special precautions for DITIDE 25 MG/50 MG TABLET
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Benzthiazide and 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 Triamterene 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.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ditide 25 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.
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Lactation
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Triamterene

Q. Is triamterene beta-blocker/ACE inhibitor/sulfa drug/ calcium-channel blocker/ blood thinner /thiazide diuretic?
No. Triamterene is not a beta-blocker/ACE inhibitor/sulfa drug/ blood thinner/thiazide diuretic. It is a potassium sparing diuretic
Q. Is triamterene safe?
Yes. Triamterene is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor
Q. Can I take triamterene with Benadryl, Advil or phentermine?
Triamterene should not be taken with Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or Advil (ibuprofen). It can be taken with phentermine only if prescribed by your doctor
Q. Does triamterene cause weight loss, weight gain, erectile dysfunction, low blood pressure or constipation?
Triamterene may cause weight gain, low blood pressure or erectile dysfunction. Triamterene alone is not expected to cause weight loss or constipation (unless taken in combination with hydrochlorothiazide). If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor.
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