Select therapeutic use:

Edema:

Indications for MAXZIDE:

Edema.

Adult:

Initially one Maxzide-25mg tab/day. Usual dosage: 1–2 Maxzide-25mg tabs or one Maxzide tab once daily. As a substitute for triamterene 50–100mg/day and hydrochlorothiazide 25–50mg/day in less bioavailable form, give one Maxzide-25mg tab/day.

Children:

Not established.

Contraindications:

Hyperkalemia. Renal impairment. Anuria. Sulfonamide allergy. Concomitant potassium or K+-sparing diuretics.

Boxed Warning:

Risk of hyperkalemia.

Warnings/Precautions:

Diabetes. Acidosis predisposition. Electrolyte imbalance. Excessive diuresis. History of renal stones. Gout. Asthma. SLE. Surgery. Monitor electrolytes, renal function. Discontinue if serum potassium >5.5mEq/L or <3mEq/L. Hepatic impairment: monitor for hepatic coma, if confusion increases, discontinue for a few days. Elderly. Severely ill. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers: not recommended.

See Also:

Pharmacologic Class:

Diuretic (K+ sparing) + (thiazide).

Interactions:

Digitalis, lithium toxicity. Adjust antidiabetic, antigout medications. Hyperkalemia more likely with ACE inhibitors. NSAIDs may cause renal failure. Hypokalemia with corticosteroids, ACTH, amphotericin B. Hypotension with CNS depressants. Potentiates other antihypertensives, nondepolarizing muscle relaxants. Antagonized by NSAIDs. Hyponatremia with sulfonylureas. Antagonizes folic acid. May block epinephrine. May interfere with parathyroid tests.

Adverse Reactions:

Drowsiness, insomnia, muscle cramps, weakness, headache, GI disturbances, dizziness, orthostatic hypotension, hyperuricemia, impotence, renal stones, tachycardia, dyspnea, dry mouth, depression, anxiety, urine discoloration, elevated liver enzymes.

How Supplied:

Tabs—100, 500

Pricing for MAXZIDE

37.5mg/25mg tablet (Qty: 30)
Appx. price $11
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Hypertension:

Indications for MAXZIDE:

Hypertension when normokalemia is essential.

Adult:

1 tab daily.

Children:

Not established.

Contraindications:

Hyperkalemia. Renal impairment. Anuria. Sulfonamide allergy. Concomitant potassium or K+-sparing diuretics.

Boxed Warning:

Risk of hyperkalemia.

Warnings/Precautions:

Diabetes. Acidosis predisposition. Electrolyte imbalance. Excessive diuresis. History of renal stones. Gout. Asthma. SLE. Surgery. Monitor electrolytes, renal function. Discontinue if serum potassium >5.5mEq/L or <3mEq/L. Hepatic impairment: monitor for hepatic coma, if confusion increases, discontinue for a few days. Elderly. Severely ill. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers: not recommended.

See Also:

Pharmacologic Class:

Diuretic (K+ sparing) + (thiazide).

Interactions:

Digitalis, lithium toxicity. Adjust antidiabetic, antigout medications. Hyperkalemia more likely with ACE inhibitors. NSAIDs may cause renal failure. Hypokalemia with corticosteroids, ACTH, amphotericin B. Hypotension with CNS depressants. Potentiates other antihypertensives, nondepolarizing muscle relaxants. Antagonized by NSAIDs. Hyponatremia with sulfonylureas. Antagonizes folic acid. May block epinephrine. May interfere with parathyroid tests.

Adverse Reactions:

Drowsiness, insomnia, muscle cramps, weakness, headache, GI disturbances, dizziness, orthostatic hypotension, hyperuricemia, impotence, renal stones, tachycardia, dyspnea, dry mouth, depression, anxiety, urine discoloration, elevated liver enzymes.

How Supplied:

Tabs—100, 500

Pricing for MAXZIDE

37.5mg/25mg tablet (Qty: 30)
Appx. price $11
GoodRx