Amiloride Dosage

This dosage information may not include all the information needed to use Amiloride safely and effectively. See additional information for Amiloride.

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Ascites

Initial dose: 5 mg orally once a day.
Maintenance dose: 5-10 mg once a day.

Usual Adult Dose for Congestive Heart Failure

Initial dose: 5 mg orally once a day.
Maintenance dose: 5-10 mg once a day.

Usual Adult Dose for Edema

Initial dose: 5 mg orally once a day.
Maintenance dose: 5-10 mg once a day.

Usual Adult Dose for Hypertension

Initial dose: 5 mg orally once a day.
Maintenance dose: 5-10 mg once a day.

Renal Dose Adjustments

CrCl < 25 mL/min: Not recommended.

CrCl 25-80 mL/min: The usual dose is decreased by 50%.

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Dose Adjustments

Amiloride may be increased to 10 mg once a day.

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Amiloride is used to prevent hypokalemia in patients receiving diuretics or digoxin. Doses as high as 15-20 mg divided 1-2 times a day have been used.

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