amiloride - oral, Midamor
GENERIC NAME: AMILORIDE - ORAL (a-MIL-oh-ride)
BRAND NAME(S): Midamor
WARNING: 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 immediately if you develop any symptoms of high potassium levels, including muscle weakness, slow/irregular heartbeat, numb/tingling skin.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014
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