Side effect(s) of Amiloride

Review the side-effects of Amiloride as documented in medical literature. The term "side effects" refers to unintended effects that can occur as a result of taking the medication. In majority of the instances these side-effects are mild and easily tolerable, however sometimes they can be more severe and can be detrimental.

If the side effects are not tolerable adjusting the dosage or switching to a different medication can help to manage or overcome side effects. If you have any doubts or questions, we recommend seeking advice from your doctor or pharmacist.

Rash, weakness

Nausea, loss of appetite, pain in the abdomen, excess gas

Hyperkalemia, hyponatremia (low blood sodium levels), hypochloremia (low blood chloride levels)

Increase in blood urea nitrogen

  Nervous system:
Headache, encephalopathy in patients with severe liver disease, dizziness

  Respiratory system:
Cough, breathlessness

  Reproductive system:

Other Precautions :

• Check with your doctor right away if you experience numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips, weakness or heaviness and paralysis of the legs, slow heart rate or extremely low blood pressure as these could be signs of hyperkalemia.

Drug Name : Amiloride

Amiloride(Midamor ) generic Amiloride is a potassium-sparing diuretic or water pill. It brings about fluid loss via the kidneys without causing potassium loss. It is used with other diuretics to treat  high blood pressure  (hypertension),  heart failure, or accumulation of extra fluid in the body (edema). It prevents low blood potassium levels when used the other diuretics. Amiloride may be used alone to increase blood potassium levels with regular monitoring in those with persistent low levels.

Trade Names for Amiloride

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