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Dyazide Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is hydrochlorothiazide and triamterene (Dyazide)?
- What are the possible side effects of hydrochlorothiazide and triamterene (Dyazide)?
- What is the most important information I should know about hydrochlorothiazide and triamterene (Dyazide)?
- What should I discuss with my doctor before taking hydrochlorothiazide and triamterene (Dyazide)?
- How should I take hydrochlorothiazide and triamterene (Dyazide)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Dyazide)?
- What happens if I overdose (Dyazide)?
- What should I avoid while taking hydrochlorothiazide and triamterene (Dyazide)?
- What other drugs can affect hydrochlorothiazide and triamterene (Dyazide)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Dyazide)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Dyazide)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
Overdose symptoms may include increased urination, nausea, vomiting, weakness, fever, warmth or flushing in your face, or muscle spasms.
What should I avoid while taking hydrochlorothiazide and triamterene (Dyazide)?
Drinking alcohol can further lower your blood pressure and may increase certain side effects of hydrochlorothiazide and triamterene.
Avoid a diet high in salt. Too much salt will cause your body to retain water and can make this medication less effective.
Do not use potassium supplements, salt substitutes, or low-sodium milk while you are taking hydrochlorothiazide and triamterene, unless your doctor has told you to.
Hydrochlorothiazide and triamterene may impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be alert.
Avoid becoming overheated or dehydrated during exercise and in hot weather. Follow your doctor's instructions about the type and amount of liquids you should drink. In some cases, drinking too much liquid can be as unsafe as not drinking enough.
What other drugs can affect hydrochlorothiazide and triamterene (Dyazide)?
Before using hydrochlorothiazide and triamterene, tell your doctor if you regularly use other medicines that make you sleepy (such as cold or allergy medicine, sedatives, narcotic pain medicine, sleeping pills, muscle relaxers, and medicine for seizures, depression, or anxiety). They can add to sleepiness caused by hydrochlorothiazide and triamterene.
Tell your doctor about all other medicines you use, especially:
- lithium (Eskalith, LithoBid);
- amphotericin B (Amphotec, AmBisome, Abelcet);
- methenamine (Hiprex, Mandelamine, Urex);
- gout medication such as allopurinol (Zyloprim), colchicine (Colcrys), or probenecid (Benemid);
- steroid medication (prednisone and others);
- a blood thinner such as warfarin (Coumadin, Jantoven);
- insulin or oral diabetes medication;
- an ACE inhibitor such as benazepril (Lotensin), enalapril (Vasotec), lisinopril (Prinivil, Zestril), quinapril (Accupril), ramipril (Altace), and others; or
- indomethacin (Indocin) or other NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) such as aspirin, ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin), naproxen (Aleve, Naprosyn, Naprelan, Treximet), celecoxib (Celebrex), diclofenac (Arthrotec, Cambia, Cataflam, Voltaren, Flector Patch, Pennsaid, Solareze), indomethacin (Indocin), meloxicam (Mobic), and others.
This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with hydrochlorothiazide and triamterene. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about hydrochlorothiazide and triamterene.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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