Moduretic Coupon - Moduretic 5mg/50mg tablet

Amiloride / HCTZ

AMILORIDE; HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE is a combination of two types of diuretics. It helps you make more urine and to lose excess water from your body. This medicine is used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure. Compare thiazide / potassium-sparing diuretic combinations.
Moduretic Coupon - Moduretic 5mg/50mg tablet

Moduretic Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular checks on your progress. Check your blood pressure as directed. Ask your doctor what your blood pressure should be, and when you should contact them. If you are diabetic, check your blood sugar as directed.

You may need to be on a special diet while taking this medicine. Ask your doctor. You must not get dehydrated. Ask your doctor or health care professional how much fluid you need to drink a day. Check with him or her if you get an attack of severe diarrhea, nausea and vomiting, or if you sweat a lot. The loss of too much body fluid can make it dangerous for you to take this medicine.

You may get drowsy or dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs mental alertness until you know how this medicine affects you. Do not stand or sit up quickly, especially if you are an older patient. This reduces the risk of dizzy or fainting spells. Alcohol may interfere with the effect of this medicine. Avoid alcoholic drinks.

This medicine can make you more sensitive to the sun. Keep out of the sun. If you cannot avoid being in the sun, wear protective clothing and use sunscreen. Do not use sun lamps or tanning beds/booths.


Interactions with Medications

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

Abdominal pain


difficulty breathing

irregular heartbeats

nausea or vomiting


numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips

shortness of breath

weakness or heaviness of the legs

Less common



fast or slow heartbeat

labored breathing

tightness in the chest



Ankle, knee, or great toe joint pain

arm, back, or jaw pain

blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin

bloody or black, tarry stools

bloody urine

burning while urinating

burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings

chest pain, discomfort, or heaviness


cloudy urine

cold sweats





cracks in the skin

decreased awareness or responsiveness

decreased frequency or amount of urine


difficult or painful urination

dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up from a lying or sitting position suddenly

dry mouth



increase in heart rate

increased blood pressure

increased thirst


joint pain, stiffness, or swelling


loss of appetite

loss of heat from the body

lower back or side pain

muscle pain or cramps

pounding heartbeat or pulse

rapid breathing

red skin lesions, often with a purple center

red, irritated eyes

red, swollen skin

scaly skin

severe sleepiness

severe stomach pain

sore throat

sores, ulcers, or white spots in the mouth or on the lips

sunken eyes


swelling of the face, ankles, hands, fingers, or lower legs

troubled breathing

unusual tiredness or weakness

vomiting of blood or material that looks like coffee grounds

weight gain

wrinkled skin

Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur:

Symptoms of overdose



mood changes

pain or weakness in the hands or feet


weak pulse

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

More common


weight loss

Less common

Leg ache

stomach pain


Bad taste

bloated, full feeling

blurred or loss of vision

changes in appetite

decreased interest in sexual intercourse


disturbed color perception

double vision

excess air or gas in the stomach or intestines

feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings

feeling of warmth

feeling sad or empty

general feeling of discomfort or illness

hair loss or thinning of hair


inability to have or keep an erection

increased sweating

increased urge to urinate during the night


loss in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance

loss of bladder control

loss of interest or pleasure

muscle spasm

night blindness

overbright appearance of lights

passing of gas

redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally upper chest

seeing halos around lights

sensation of spinning



stomach fullness or discomfort

stuffy nose

swelling of the breasts or breast soreness in both females and males

trouble concentrating

trouble sleeping

tunnel vision

unable to sleep

waking to urinate at night

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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