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It is possible for a person to take too much Maxzide. Overdose effects will vary, based on how much Maxzide was taken and whether it was combined with alcohol or other drugs. Some common effects of an overdose on Maxzide include increased urination, nausea, and electrolyte imbalance. Treatment options for a Maxzide overdose can include pumping the stomach, giving medicines through an IV, and administering supportive care.

An Introduction to Maxzide Overdose

Maxzide® (triamterene-HCTZ) is a medication used for controlling high blood pressure and treating water retention (edema). Even though it happens rarely, a person can overdose on Maxzide, just like with any other medication. Maxzide overdose effects will vary depending on a number of factors, including how much Maxzide is taken and whether it is taken with any other medicines, alcohol, and/or drugs.
 
If you happen to overdose on Maxzide, seek immediate medical attention.
 

Symptoms of a Maxzide Overdose

The effects of a Maxzide overdose may include:
 
  • Increased urination
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Weakness
  • A fever
  • A flushed face
  • Overactive reflexes
  • Low blood pressure
  • Kidney failure
  • Electrolyte imbalance.
     
This may cause signs or symptoms such as:
 
  • Lightheadedness, dizziness, or fainting
  • A decrease in urine output
  • Drowsiness, headaches, or back pain
  • A slow or irregular heartbeat
  • Dry mouth
  • Increased thirst
  • Weakness
  • Tiredness
  • Restlessness
  • Seizures
  • Confusion
  • Muscle pain or cramps
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Loss of consciousness.
     
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