Drug Interactions With Amiloride-HCTZ

Amiloride-HCTZ Interactions Explained

The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when amiloride-HCTZ is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
 
ACE Inhibitors
Combining amiloride-HCTZ with ACE inhibitors can increase the risk of high potassium levels in your blood (hyperkalemia). Your healthcare provider should check your potassium levels regularly during treatment if you are taking these medications together.
 
Alcohol
Drinking alcohol while taking amiloride-HCTZ can increase your risk of low blood pressure, especially when sitting or standing up suddenly. Talk to your healthcare provider about combining alcohol with amiloride-HCTZ.
 
Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers
Taking amiloride-HCTZ with ARBs can increase the risk of high potassium levels in your blood (hyperkalemia). Your healthcare provider should check your potassium levels regularly to prevent this interaction from occurring.
 
Barbiturates
If amiloride-HCTZ is taken with a barbiturate, it can increase your risk of low blood pressure, especially when sitting or standing up suddenly. Talk to your healthcare provider before combining these medications.
 
Other Blood Pressure Medicines
When taking amiloride-HCTZ with another high blood pressure medication, your blood pressure may decrease too much. In order to minimize the chances of this drug interaction, your healthcare provider may monitor you more closely and change the dose of either medicine.
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