Compare Dyazide vs. Aldactazide

Head-to-head comparisons of medication uses, side effects, ratings, and more.

Dyazide (Hydrochlorothiazide / Triamterene)

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Lowers blood pressure. Removes extra water from your body.

Aldactazide (Spironolactone / Hydrochlorothiazide) removes excess fluid in your body and lowers your blood pressure, while helping keep your potassium levels safe.

Upsides
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  • Lowers the risk of heart attack and stroke.
  • Has a low risk of causing muscle problems due to low potassium levels in your blood.
  • Gets rid of extra fluids in your body.
  • Helpful for people who tend to have low potassium levels.
Downsides
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  • Many possible side effects, especially when higher doses are used.
  • Can increase the risk of tumor growth.
  • Needs blood tests to monitor electrolytes and kidney function.
  • Can make you urinate more often.
  • Can make you sensitive to sunlight.
  • Shouldn't take it if you have a sulfa allergy.
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Price
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Side effects
The Dyazide (Hydrochlorothiazide / Triamterene) FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
The Aldactazide (Spironolactone / Hydrochlorothiazide) FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
Risks and warnings
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  • Heart problems due to high potassium

    Current kidney problems

    ...and 2 more risk factors

  • Muscle problems due to electrolyte imbalance

    Current kidney problems

    ...and 1 more risk factors

  • Severe allergic reactions

    History of sulfa allergies

  • Driving impairment

    Taking with alcohol

    ...and 1 more risk factors

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