Amiloride

Potassium-sparing Diuretic

Brands

Amiloride may prevent:

Amiloride desired effects:

  • Increased Collecting Duct Na+ Excretion
  • Decreased Collecting Duct K+ Excretion
  • Decreased Renal K+ Excretion
  • Increased Renal Mg++ Excretion
  • Decreased Blood Pressure
  • Decreased Distal Tubule K+ Excretion
  • Increased Diuresis
  • Decreased Renal Ca++ Excretion
  • Increased Distal Tubule Na+ Excretion

Amiloride drug classes:

  • Potassium-sparing Diuretic

Amiloride pharmacologic actions:

  • Epithelial Sodium Channel Blockers
  • Diuretics
  • Acid Sensing Ion Channel Blockers

Amiloride mechanism of action:

  • Sodium-Potassium Exchanging ATPase Interactions
  • treatable

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