Amiloride

Potassium sparing diuretic

Identification
Generic Name
Amiloride
Brand Name

 
Attributes
Pregnancy
C

Indication
Condition Contra-Indication
Kidney Failure
Hyperkalemia
Chronic Renal Failure
Acute Renal Failure
Metastatic Renal Cancer
Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma
Renal Trauma
Gestational Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes Mellitus

 
Other Contra-Indication
Amiloride is contra-indicated in patients who are on antikaliuretic therapy, potassium supplementation or any potassium-conserving agents

Contra-Indication
Our Records are Incomplete for Drug Contra-Indications

 
Class Contra-Indication

Side Effects
Common
Blood: Potassium Elevated (Hyperkalaemia)
Blood: Sodium Below Normal Salt Depletion (Hyponatraemia)
Headache (Cephalgia)
Dizziness
Constipation
Nausea
Weakness
Vomiting
Erection Failure: Impotence
Muscle Cramp
Blood: Low Chloride (Hypochloraemia, Hypochloremia)
Uncommon
Diarrhoea (Diarrhea)
Appetite Loss (Anorexia)
Mouth Dry (Xerostomia)
Pain Abdominal
Flatulence (Farting)
Urination of Large Volume of Urine (Polyuria)
Head Rush Or A Dizzy Spell (Orthostatic Hypotension)
Heartbeats Felt By Patient (Palpitations)
Pain Joint (Arthralgia)
Pain Muscle (Myalgia)
Blood: Creatinine raised
Rare
Skin Rash
Skin Yellowing (Jaundice)
Skin Itching
Skin Tingling Or Numbness (Paresthesias)
Eye Inner or Intraocular Pressure Increased (Papiloedema)
Blood: Eosinophil raised (Eosinophilia)
Fever (Raised Body Temperature)
Throat Sore (Pharyngitis)

Amiloride

 


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