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Medical Term:

amiloride hydrochloride

Pronunciation: ă-mil′ō-rīd hī′drō-klōr′īd


A nonsteroidal compound exerting an effect similar to that of an aldosterone inhibitor, urinary sodium excretion is enhanced and potassium excretion is reduced; a potassium-sparing diuretic.

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