Amiloride

generic

Amiloride Warnings

This medication can cause high potassium levels (hyperkalemia). This effect is more likely to occur in older adults and in patients with kidney disease, diabetes, or a serious illness. Potassium levels must be closely monitored on a regular basis while taking this medication. If not treated, very high potassium levels can sometimes be fatal. Tell your doctor right away if you develop any symptoms of high potassium levels, including muscle weakness, slow/irregular heartbeat, numb/tingling skin.
  • Take with food.
  • May cause dizziness
  • This drug may impair the ability to operate a vehicle, vessel (e.g., boat), or machinery. Use care until you become familiar with its effects.
  • Read the boxed warning information for this medication.

Lactation Warnings

  • ANIMAL STUDIES SUGGEST EXCRETION OCCURS; NO HUMAN STUDIES DATA AVAILABLE.

Pregnancy Warnings

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