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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.]
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n triamtereno
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[9,15] Triamterene also blocks the ENaC and is available in SA in combination with HCTZ 25 mg.
Amiloride and triamterene physically block the sodium channels in the membranes of cells lining the collecting ducts.
This could be attributed to the improved wetting provided by cyclodextrins in kneading than in coprecipitation, as earlier reported by Mukne for triamterene (21) and Deshmukh for ziprasidone.
This hypothesis was tested with the recently identified TGR5 receptor antagonist triamterene (TM) or the D2 inhibitor iopanoic acid (IOP).
Sorts of interactions between lithium and different diuretics [a] [lithium] Thiazides and chlorthalidone, analogs hydrochlorothiazide, indapamide * Variable interaction Loop diuretics furosemide ([b] or [c] [lithium}) [K.sup.+]-sparing amiloride *, diuretics spironolactone *, triamterene * [d] [lithium] Osmotic diuretics mannitol, urea Carbonic anhydrase acetazolamide inhibitors * Scarce evidence/class effect assumed.
Drugs such as guaifenesin, triamterene, atazanavir, and sulfa drugs induce these stones.
* Potassium-sparing diuretics, such as amiloride, spironolactone (Aldactone), and triamterene (Dyrenium).
Hyperkalemia is also a potential concern if salt substitutes are used with certain blood pressure medications that cause your body to retain potassium, such as angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors--benazepril (Lotensin[R]), enalapril (Vasotec[R]), lisinopril (Prinivil[R], Zestril[R]), and quinapril (Accupril[R]) are examples--and potassium-sparing diuretics--amiloride (Midamor[R]), eplerenone (Inspra[R]), spironolactone (Aldactone[R]), and triamterene (Dyrenium[R]).
Mojarrab, "Fabrication of an electrochemical molecularly imprinted polymer triamterene sensor based on multivariate optimization using multi-walled carbon nanotubes," Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, vol.
Paula is taking triamterene, a diuretic used to prevent potassium wasting that occurs with other diuretics.
(E) Box plot of [EC.sub.10] values by population for two example chemicals with different potency levels, showing significant population differences by analysis of variance (top; cycloheximide, p = 6.0 x [10.sup.-6]; bottom; triamterene, p = 3.6 x [10.sup.-4]).