Triamterene Dosage

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

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Ascites

Initial dose: 100 mg orally twice a day.

Usual Adult Dose for Edema

Initial dose: 100 mg orally twice a day.

Renal Dose Adjustments

CrCl < 10 mL/min: Not recommended.

CrCl 10-25 mL/min: Initial dose: 50 mg orally twice a day.

Liver Dose Adjustments

Initial dose: 50 mg orally twice a day.

Dose Adjustments

The dose may be advanced every 3 days.

Dialysis

Although triamterene is 67% protein-bound, there may be some benefit to dialysis in cases of overdosage.

Other Comments

The maximum recommended daily dose is 300 mg.

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