Generic Name - Amiloride-hydrochlorothiazide
Category - Hypertension
Generic for Moduretic* is indicated for the treatment of hypertension. Hypertension is a common disorder in Generic for Moduretic* which the blood pressure remains abnormally high. Moduretic* is also prescribed to treat edema, swelling caused by an abnormal accumulation of fluid in body tissues.
Generic for Moduretic* Contraindications and Drug Interactions
Generic for Moduretic* is contraindicated in patients, who are hypersensitive to this drug, medications that belong to this class of drugs or had an allergic reaction to it in the past.
Generic for Moduretic* should not be taken by patients who have history of the following ailment conditions
Renal function impairment
Hepatic function impairment
There are a number of medications that interact with Generic for Moduretic*. It is important to take the doctor's counsel if you are taking any of the following
Lithium (Lithobid, Eskalith and others)
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug such as ibuprofen
Diabetes medication such as Glipizide
Generic for Moduretic* Dosage
The following information just highlights the general average dosage of Generic for Moduretic*
The usual starting dosage is 1 tablet a day. The dosage may be increased to 2 tablets a day, if necessary. More than 2 tablets of Generic for Moduretic* daily usually are not needed and there is no controlled experience with such doses.
Generic for Moduretic* Adverse Effects
Some of the most serious Generic for Moduretic* side Effects fast or irregular heartbeat, palpitations, chest pain, nervousness, numbness or tingling in hands, feet, or lips, pain or difficulty passing urine, unusual tiredness or weakness, weakness or heaviness of legs and yellowing of the eyes or skin.
This is not a complete list of all Side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Moduretic*.
Generic for Moduretic* and Pregnancy
There are no adequate and well-controlled studies to indicate the safety and effectiveness of Generic for Moduretic*in pregnant woman.
Generic for Moduretic* and Breastfeeding
It is not known whether Generic for Moduretic* passes into human milk or not. However it is better and cautious for a nursing mother to consult a physician before taking Moduretic*.
Generic for Moduretic* and Pediatric
The safety and effectiveness of Generic for Moduretic* in pediatric patients have not been established.
Generic for Moduretic* and Geriatric
Generic for Moduretic* is known to substantially excreted by the kidney and the risk of toxic reactions to this drug may be greater in patients with impaired renal function. Because elderly patients are more likely to have decreased renal function, care should be taken in dose selection, and it may be useful to monitor renal function.
The above information about Generic for Moduretic* serves as an information resource only and is not intended to substitute professional medical advice, examination, diagnosis and treatment. Always seek the counsel of your doctor, physician or pharmacist before starting any new treatment or making changes to existing therapy.