What is Bumetanide-Amiloride?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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See also: Amiloride Bumetanide

Bumetanide is a type of drug which increases water excretion in order to reduce sodium levels in the blood. This is useful for the treatment of swelling (edema) in heart failure, kidney disease or hypertension. Amiloride counteracts potassium loss induced by other diuretics (water pills).

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Side effects

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Moderate 1
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Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Bumetanide-Amiloride

Side effect Patients
Weight gain 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Bumetanide-Amiloride

Dosage Patients
6 mg twice daily 1

Duration

Currently taking Bumetanide-Amiloride

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
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Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
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Very hard to take 0
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Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
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What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Bumetanide-Amiloride after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Furosemide (Lasix) 1
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