Precautions and Warnings With Triamterene
Who Should Not Take Triamterene?
You should not take triamterene if you:
- Are allergic to triamterene, hydrochlorothiazide, Dyrenium, or any inactive component used to make the medication. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of inactive ingredients.
- Have severe kidney disease or liver disease.
- Have high potassium levels (hyperkalemia).
- Are not producing any urine (anuria).
There are a number of situations in which triamterene should not be taken, as well as several warnings and precautions people should be aware of before starting the medication. However, it is possible that not all of the warnings or precautions were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific precautions and warnings with triamterene that may apply to you.