Co-amilozide

 
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Without a Prescription

Both medications are "water pills" (diuretics) and cause your body to get rid of extra salt and water.
Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems.
Co-amilozide is a diuretic or "water pill".
Co-amilozide is prescribed in conjunction with other drugs to lower blood pressure, to treat edema (fluid retention) or to help maintain blood potassium levels.
Co-amilozide is prescribed to treat high blood pressure (hypertension), heart failure, or extra fluid in the body (edema).
Co-amilozide is prescribed to treat or prevent low blood potassium levels.
Co-amilozide reduces the amount of water and sodium retained by the body.
This effect may increase the amount of urine you make when you first start the product.
This product contains two medications: Co-amilozide and hydrochlorothiazide.

Contraindications

Co-amilozide is contraindicated if you have any of the following conditions:
- if you are allergic to Co-amilozide or hydrochlorothiazide;
- if you have any other allergies;
- if you have untreated salt/mineral imbalance (high potassium, low sodium level);
- if you have kidney disease;
- if you have liver disease;
- if you have diabetes;
- if you have loss of too much body water (dehydration);
- if you have lupus;
- if you have gout;
- if you have high levels of fats in the blood (cholesterol/triglycerides);

Interactions

Do not take Co-amilozide with any of the following drugs:
- ACE inhibitors like benazepril/captopril;
- Angiotensin receptor antagonists like losartan/valsartan;
- Birth control pills containing drospirenone;
- Cisapride;
- Corticosteroids like prednisone;
- Cough-and-cold products;
- Cyclosporine;
- Diet aids;
- Dofetilide;
- Eplerenone;
- Ibuprofen;
- Lithium;
- Naproxen;
- Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs-NSAIDs for pain/fever reduction;
- Other diuretics like spironolactone/triamterene;
- Other products that may affect potassium levels;
- Phenylephrine;
- Pseudoephedrine;
- Sodium phosphate products;
- Tacrolimus;

Side Effects

Co-amilozide side effects that you should report to your health care professional or doctor as soon as possible:
- Confusion;
- Dark urine;
- Diarrhea;
- Dizziness;
- Extreme thirst;
- Fainting;
- Fast heartbeat;
- Gas;
- Headache;
- Itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat);
- Joint pain;
- Loss of appetite;
- Muscle cramps;
- Nausea;
- Persistent nausea/vomiting;
- Rash;
- Seizures;
- Severe dizziness;
- Stomach/abdominal pain;
- Trouble breathing;
- Unusual change in the amount of urine (not including the normal increase in urine when you first start Co-amilozide);
- Unusual decrease in the amount of urine;
- Very dry mouth;
- Vomiting;
- Weakness;
- Yellowing eyes/skin;

Co-amilozide may cause dizziness or vision changes. Watch for signs of dehydration such as dry mouth or thirst.

Co-amilozide may cause:
- Vomiting;
- Nausea;
- Headache;
- Change in appetite;

Notify your doctor if you develop:
- Breathing difficulties;
- Difficulty urinating;
- Fatigue;
- Irregular heartbeat;
- Muscle cramps;
- Tingling of the hands or feet;

Overdose

Reported Co-amilozide overdose symptoms are:
- Fainting;
- Severe dizziness;
- Slow/irregular heartbeat;
Without Prescription (2017)