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What are the side effects of amiloride and hydrochlorothiazide?

Side effects of the combination drug amiloride-hydrochlorothiazide include an allergic reaction to one or both of the active ingredients, amiloride and hydrochlorothiazide. Signs of an allergic reaction require immediate medical attention. They include: breathing difficulties, hives and swelling of the tongue, lips, throat or face. Other serious side effects that require medical attention include: rapid, slow,or uneven heartbeat; lethargy; shallow breathing; lightheadedness; numbness; restlessness; tingling sensation; dry mouth; nausea; vomiting; increased thirst; confusion; muscle weakness; muscle pain; tremors; stomach pain; loss of appetite; fever; dark urine; less frequent urinating; no urinating; clay-colored bowel movements; and yellowing of your eyes or skin. Mild side effects include gas and skin rash.

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