triamterene/hydrochlorothiazide - oral, Dyazide, Maxzide
GENERIC NAME: TRIAMTERENE/HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE - ORAL (HYE-droe-KLOR-oh-THYE-a-zide/try-AM-ter-een)
BRAND NAME(S): Dyazide, Maxzide
WARNING: This medication can raise your body's potassium levels. This effect is more likely to occur in patients with kidney disease, diabetes, or serious illness or in the elderly. Potassium levels must be closely monitored on a regular basis while taking this medication. If not treated, high potassium levels can sometimes be fatal. Seek immediate medical attention if you develop any of these rare but serious symptoms: muscle weakness, very slow heartbeat.
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