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A diuretic drug, C12H11N7, that allows potassium to be retained rather than eliminated in the kidney, often used in conjunction with hydrochlorothiazide.

[tri- + am(ino) + alteration of pteridine.]


n triamtereno
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Diuretics (water pills) listed in the 2005 Physicians' Desk Reference include Daranide, Dyazide, Maxzide, Moduretic, Demadex, Edecrin, Furosemide, Dyrenium, Midamor, Diuril, Indapamide, Microzide, Renese, and Zaroxolyn.
Another harmless color is green-blue, which can be caused by Elavil (an antidepressant) or Dyrenium (a diuretic).
After six months of Phase I promotion for Dyrenium100mg(R), a 40-year-old diuretic therapy, a target group, representing 15 percent of Dyrenium prescribing physicians, generated a 40 percent increase in new prescriptions written.