Biduret (Amiloride Hydrochloride/Hydrochlorothiazide)
What is Biduret (Amiloride Hydrochloride/Hydrochlorothiazide) used for?
Biduret (Amiloride Hydrochloride/Hydrochlorothiazide) is an oral diuretic prescribed to treat patients suffering from oedema or hypertension. The medication operates by preventing sodium absorption in the kidneys to draw excess water out of the body to be eliminated through urination. This makes it useful for treating hypertension or preventing oedema caused by liver cirrhosis, heart failure, or kidney failure. Your doctor may also recommend the use of this medication for other unlisted purposes.
How should I use Biduret (Amiloride Hydrochloride/Hydrochlorothiazide)?
Biduret (Amiloride Hydrochloride/Hydrochlorothiazide) should always be used according to your doctor`s instructions to get the most effective results from treatment. One tablet is normally administered each day, but your particular directions will depend on your age, weight, current health, the condition being treated, and the severity of your symptoms. These should be swallowed with a full cup of water and may be taken with or without food. It is suggested to increase your fluid intake during the day to prevent dehydration that may be caused by increased urination. Do not change the form of the tablets by crushing or splitting them as this may destroy or alter the effects of their contents. Ask your doctor or pharmacist any questions you have about the medicine to ensure the correct usage.
What are the side effects of Biduret (Amiloride Hydrochloride/Hydrochlorothiazide)?
The use of Biduret (Amiloride Hydrochloride/Hydrochlorothiazide) may cause side effects in some patients such as:
Serious side effects that may require emergency medical attention are dry mouth, nausea, vomiting, severe headaches, eye pain, numbness, tingling sensations, irregular heartbeats, severe skin rashes, darkened urine, discoloured stools, jaundice, or signs of an allergic reaction including hives, swelling, or trouble breathing. Contact your doctor as soon as you experience any intense or worrying symptoms to make sure the necessary adjustments are made to your application frequency or dosage to stop further health problems from occurring.
Biduret (Amiloride Hydrochloride/Hydrochlorothiazide) should not be used to treat patients who are pregnant, breastfeeding, allergic to thiazide medications, allergic to sulphonamide medications, who have had a bad reaction to similar treatments in the past, or who have Addison`s disease, high potassium levels, reduced urine production, high calcium levels, kidney failure, diabetic kidney disease, or severe liver disease. You are also suggested to disclose if you have gout, diabetes, high uric acid levels, high cholesterol, or reduced liver or kidney function. These conditions may cause unexpected health problems requiring adjustments to your treatment.
Strictly use Biduret (Amiloride Hydrochloride/Hydrochlorothiazide) as prescribed and follow all instructions provided by your doctor. Safe, suitable, and optimum dosage can vary and is dependent on the patient`s health and medical history, as well as the condition you are treating.
Biduret (Amiloride Hydrochloride/Hydrochlorothiazide) may not be safe or suitable for all patients. Always ensure your doctor is informed if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, using any other type of medication (including non-prescription medicine, vitamins, and supplements), as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or pre-existing medication conditions.
Seek immediate medical attention or proceed to your nearest accident and emergency department if you suffer a hypersensitive or allergic reaction. Symptoms usually present during a reaction of this nature include difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the limbs or face, tight chest, hives, and skin rashes.