Triamterene can potentially interact with a number of medicines (see Drug Interactions With Triamterene).
You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this medication if you have:
- Liver disease, including cirrhosis
- Kidney disease or kidney failure
- A history of kidney stones
- Systemic lupus erythematosus (lupus or SLE)
- Fluid or electrolyte problems
- Any allergies, including allergies to sulfa drugs, foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
- Pregnant or trying to become pregnant (see Dyrenium and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see Dyrenium and Breastfeeding).
Tell your healthcare provider about all medicines you are currently taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Precautions and Warnings With Triamterene to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
People who take too much triamterene may have overdose symptoms that could include:
- High potassium levels in the blood.
If you happen to overdose, seek immediate medical attention.
(Click Dyrenium Overdose for more information.)