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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of amiloride Oral.

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Condition: Visible Water Retention
1/8/2014 6:31:27 PM

Reviewer: fred, 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
i have just started treatment for my edema ,,illkeep you up with my hopeful progress

Condition: Visible Water Retention
4/5/2010 4:08:11 PM

Reviewer: DJhere, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was put on this medication & an antibiotic for severe pitted edema . The fluid started going down slowly . It did go down some but a few days after the antibiotic dosage was completed the fluid started building back up again. It was totally ineffective with my high blood pressure. It reamaind high . I am going to go back to the Dr. tomorrow morning after 5 weeks to see what she will try.

Condition: Visible Water Retention
5/6/2008 8:38:57 PM

Reviewer: poohbear31163, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have only taken this med for about a week and I just thought I would see a more noticeable difference. I don't think I am urinating as much as I should be being that this is a durietic.

Condition: Visible Water Retention
1/7/2008 3:28:16 PM

Reviewer: MAGNUM4449, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I WAS SUFFERING FROM EDEMA TO THE POINT I JOINED A HOSPICE JULY 2007 AND NOT EXPECTED TO SURVIVE.AMILORIDE WITH LASIX {WHICH BY ITSELF WAS INEFFECTIVE)BROUGHT MY WEIGHT DOWN FROM 200LB TO ITS PRESENT 176 LB, MY BREATHING HAS IMPROVED DRAMATICLY I OWE MY LIFE TO A FINE "HOSPICE" DOCTOR WHO HAD THE BRAINS AND EXPERIENCE TO PUT ME ON AMILORIDE, WHEN A HOST OF OTHERS DID NOT.

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