Triamterene

Drug Interactions

Triamterene can potentially interact with a number of medicines (see Drug Interactions With Triamterene).
 

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this medication if you have:
 
  • Liver disease, including cirrhosis
  • Kidney disease or kidney failure
  • Asthma
  • A history of kidney stones
  • Diabetes
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus (lupus or SLE)
  • Gout
  • Fluid or electrolyte problems
  • Any allergies, including allergies to sulfa drugs, foods, dyes, or preservatives.
     
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
 
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.)
 

What If I Take an Overdose?

People who take too much triamterene may have overdose symptoms that could include:
 
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Weakness
  • High potassium levels in the blood.
     
If you happen to overdose, seek immediate medical attention.
 
(Click Dyrenium Overdose for more information.)
 
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Triamterene Drug Information

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