Dyrenium (Triamterene) for Heart disease | MyHeartDiseaseTeam

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Dyrenium is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat edema associated with congestive heart failure and other conditions. Dyrenium may be referred to by its drug name, Triamterene.

Dyrenium is a diuretic. Diuretics, also known as water pills, are believed to work by ridding your body of sodium and water through urination.

How do I take it?
Prescribing information states that Dyrenium is generally taken twice daily.

Dyrenium comes in capsule form.

Side effects
The FDA-approved label for Dyrenium lists common side effects including headache, dizziness, fatigue, dry mouth, skin sensitivity to sunlight, rash, nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, and stomach upset.

Rare but serious side effects listed for Dyrenium include severe electrolyte imbalance.

For more details about this treatment, visit:
Dyrenium – RxList

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