Ditide 25 mg/50 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Ditide 25 mg/50 mg Tablet

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Uses of Benzthiazide

Benzthiazide is used in hypertension and oedema.
It treats oedema (fluid overload) associated with heart, liver, kidney or lung disease.
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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. Ditide 25 mg/50 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Ditide 25 mg/50 mg Tablet works

Benzthiazide is a thiazide diuretic. It lowers blood pressure and fluid retention in edema by removing the extra water and certain electrolytes from the body. Over time it also works by relaxing blood vessels and improving blood flow.
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Uses of Triamterene

Triamterene is used in the treatment of hypertension and oedema.
It treats oedema (fluid overload) associated with heart, liver, kidney or lung disease.
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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. Ditide 25 mg/50 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Ditide 25 mg/50 mg Tablet works

Triamterene is a potassium-sparing diuretic. It lowers blood pressure and swelling by removing the extra water and electrolytes from the body without loss of potassium.

In Depth Information on Ditide 25 mg/50 mg Tablet

Expert advice for Benzthiazide

  • Benzthiazide helps lower blood pressure and also removes excess water from your body.
  • Take it in the morning with breakfast to avoid getting up at night to urinate.
  • May cause dizziness in the initial days of treatment.
  • Monitor your blood pressure after starting Benzthiazide, and notify your doctor if it hasn't gone down.
  • Notify your doctor if you experience dizziness, tiredness, or muscle weakness that doesn't go away.
  • Requires routine blood tests to monitor your kidney function.

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
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
CAUTION
Ditide 25 mg/50 mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during la
ctation. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
It is not known whether Ditide 25 mg/50 mg Tablet alters the
ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Ditide 25 mg/50 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ditide 25 mg/50 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Ditide 25 mg/50 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease. Regular monitoring of kidney function test and potassium levels may be advised while you are taking this medicine.
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Liver
CAUTION
Ditide 25 mg/50 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ditide 25 mg/50 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Ditide 25 mg/50 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
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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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