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Dyrenium (Triamterene) - Reviews, Ratings, Comments by Patients

 
 



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Below are Dyrenium (Triamterene) reviews, ratings, comments submitted by patients and caregivers. Based on a total of 2 ratings/reviews, Dyrenium has an overall score of 9.50. The effectiveness score is 8 and the side effect score is 7. The scores are on ten point scale: 10 - best, 1 - worst. This information is not vetted and should not be cosidered as clinical evidence.
 

Dyrenium review by 28 year old female patient

  Rating
Overall rating:  
Effectiveness:   Considerably Effective
Side effects:   Mild Side Effects
  
Treatment Info
Condition / reason:   high blood pressure
Dosage & duration:   150 mg taken once daily for the period of two years
Other conditions:   none
Other drugs taken:   none
  
Reported Results
Benefits:   Reduced swelling due to water retention; reduced high blood pressure.
Side effects:   Dry mouth and night sweats.
Comments:   One dose daily was immediately effective in reducing swelling; blood pressure was reduced within 3 weeks. Night sweats and dry mouth were the primary side effects. Moderate weight loss (water weight) occurred within one week (total five pounds).

 

Dyrenium review by 59 year old female patient

  Rating
Overall rating:  
Effectiveness:   Considerably Effective
Side effects:   Moderate Side Effects
  
Treatment Info
Condition / reason:   hypertension
Dosage & duration:   .37 mg taken daily for the period of years
Other conditions:   low potassium
Other drugs taken:   potassium supplements
  
Reported Results
Benefits:   Normal blood pressure
Side effects:   Depletion of potassium, and heat and cold sensitivity (inability for body to regulate temp)
Comments:   I was diagnosed with mild hypertension at age 24. I began taking HTCZ at that age and am still on them. I also began taking Cozaar about 4 years ago as the HTCZ wasn't quite enough.
 


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