Do not take Amilzide if you: are allergic to amiloride hydrochloride or hydrochlorothiazide, sulfa drugs, have difficulty urinating, have high potassium levels, have severe kidney disease, are using any potassium supplementation, are breastfeeding, have: Galactose intolerance, Lapp lactase deficiency, Glucose-galactose malabsorption. Before you use Amilzide, talk to your doctor if you: are allergic to penicillin, have diabetes, lung, liver, heart or kidney disease, had a surgery, have gout, have a stomach ulcer, are dehydrated or have excessive vomiting, diarrhea, are pregnant, are less than 18 or over 65 years, have had skin problems, or are taking drugs to suppress your immune system. Amilzide may increase the risk of developing nonmelanoma skin cancer. While taking Amilzide: make sure to regularly check your skin for any new lesions, limit sun exposure and indoor tanning. Hydrochlorothiazide in Amilzide can cause Sudden Eye Disorders: sudden nearsightedness or blurred vision, an increased pressure in your eyes, eye pain.
Avoid driving and using machines while taking Amilzide as it may cause dizziness, or fainting. Tell your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist about all the medicines you take, especially: Adrenocorticotropic hormone, alcohol, sleeping pills, amphotericin B, an antifungal drug, anticancer drugs, antidepressants, antidiabetic drugs, including insulin, bile acid resins used to lower cholesterol, corticosteroids, digoxin, drugs that slow down or speed up bowel function, including atropine, drugs used to treat epilepsy, gout medications, lithium used to treat bipolar disease, medicines used to reduce pain and swelling, blood pressure lowering drugs, medicines used to relieve muscle spasms.
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