triamterene - oral, Dyrenium
GENERIC NAME: TRIAMTERENE - ORAL (trye-AM-ter-een)
BRAND NAME(S): Dyrenium
WARNING: This medication can raise your body's potassium levels. This effect is more likely to occur in the elderly and in patients with kidney disease, diabetes, or 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. If you develop any of the following symptoms, tell your doctor immediately: muscle weakness, slow/irregular heartbeat.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014
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