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Midamor

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(Generic versions may still be available.)

Midamor
(amiloride HCl)

Midamor

DRUG DESCRIPTION

Amiloride HCl, an antikaliuretic-diuretic agent, is a pyrazine-carbonyl-guanidine that is unrelated chemically to other known antikaliuretic or diuretic agents. It is the salt of a moderately strong base (pKa 8.7). It is designated chemically as 3,5-diamino-6-chloro-N-(diaminomethylene) pyrazinecarboxamide monohydrochloride, dihydrate and has a molecular weight of 302.12.
Its empirical formula is C6H8ClN7O † HCl † 2H2O and its structural formula is:

amilor

MIDAMOR (Amiloride HCl) is available for oral use as tablets containing 5 mg of anhydrous amiloride HCl. Each tablet contains the following inactive ingredients: calcium phosphate, D&C Yellow 10, iron oxide, lactose, magnesium stearate and starch.

What are the possible side effects of amiloride (Midamor)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Stop using this medication and call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

  • numbness or tingly feeling;
  • muscle pain or weakness;
  • slow, fast, or uneven heartbeat;
  • feeling drowsy, restless, or light-headed;
  • urinating less than usual or not at all;
  • dry mouth, increased thirst, tiredness, nausea, vomiting;
  • shallow breathing;
  • tremors,...

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What are the precautions when taking amiloride (Midamor)?

See Also Warning section.

Before taking amiloride, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.

Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: untreated salt/mineral imbalance (such as high potassium, low sodium level), kidney disease, liver disease, diabetes, loss of too much body water (dehydration).

Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist about all the products you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products).

This drug may make you dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do...

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Last reviewed on RxList: 5/19/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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