Trymax 2Mg Tablet
Trymax 2Mg Tablet is a potassium-sparing diuretic, or a waterpill, that is used to treat hypertension and edema in people with cirrhosis of the liver, congestive heart failure, or with nephrotic syndrome. It prevents the body from absorbing excess salt, which in turn keeps a check on the potassium levels. It helps in increasing the amount of urine your body makes and also gets rid of extra water.
You should not use Trymax 2Mg Tablet if you have any kidney disease, liver disease, hyperkalemia (high potassium levels), or if you are on any potassium supplements. It is recommended that you should consult a doctor if you have an heart disease, diabetes, if you are pregnant, or plan on becoming pregnant, are breastfeeding, hepatic impairement, or had kidney stones in the past.
The common side effects of Trymax 2Mg Tablet are diarrhoea, nausea, headache, dizziness, feeling weak or tired and dry mouth. Other serious side effects include pale skin, easy bleeding or bruising, jaundice, sudden uneven changes in heartbeat, constipation, leg cramps, muscle weakness or numbness, increase or decrease in urination, or painful urination or change in color of urine, fever and chills. You should visit a doctor immediately if you experience any of these serious effects.
Trymax 2Mg Tablet has to be taken orally once or twice a day for as long as prescribed by the doctor. The usual dosage is about 100mg that has to be taken two times a day. You should always consult you doctor regarding Trymax 2Mg Tablet and also about the dosage.
Is It safe with alcohol?Taking Triamterene with alcohol may have additive effects in lowering your blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?Trymax 2mg tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?There is no interaction between driving and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
Does this affect kidney function?Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
Does this affect liver function?There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Are there any missed dose instructions?If you miss a dose of Triamterene, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
This medication brings about inhibition of epithelial sodium channels on cells which are found within late distal collecting tubules and convoluted tubule. The osmolarity within the nephron lumen is increased and osmolarity of the interstitium is decreased when the reabsorption of sodium has been inhibited.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
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