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A water pill is used to treat high blood pressure and fluid retention caused by various conditions, including heart disease. It causes the kidneysmto get rid of unneeded water and salt from the body into the urine.
Also treats swelling that is caused by conjestive heart failure
Is used to treat certain patients with hyperaldosteronism. (The body produces too much aldosterone, a naturally occuring hormone); it causes the kidneys to eliminate unneeded waterand sodium from the body into the urine, but reduces the loss of potassium from the body.
Generic triamterene/ HCTZ
It causes the kidneys to eliminate unneeded water and soduim from the body into the urine, but reduces the loss of potassium from the body
Also used to treat glaucoma, a condition in which increased pressure in the eye can lead to gradual loss of vision
Decreases the pressure in the eye
Used to reduce the severity and duration of symptoms of altitude sickness and to help control seizures in certain types of epilepsy
Is used to treat glaucoma and reduces the amount of fluid produced in the eye and therefore also reduces pressure.
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