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The dose of Midamor that your healthcare provider recommends will vary. Factors that can affect your Midamor dosage include whether you are taking other medications and how well you respond to Midamor. Generally, the recommended starting dose is 5 mg, taken once daily with food. It's important to take your Midamor dosage at the same time each day to maintain an even level in the blood.

Midamor Dosage: An Overview

The dose of Midamor® (amiloride hydrochloride) that your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a number of factors, including:
 
  • Other medical conditions you may have
  • Other medications you may be currently taking
  • How you respond to Midamor.
     
As is always the case, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
 

Midamor Dosage for High Blood Pressure or Fluid Retention

The recommended starting dose of Midamor (for any use) is 5 mg, taken once daily with food. If needed, your healthcare provider may increase your dose up to 10 mg, taken once daily with food. In rare circumstances, even higher doses may be used.
 
Usually, Midamor is added to another diuretic. In this case, the dose of the other diuretic can stay the same when Midamor is added.
 

General Information on Dosing With Midamor

Considerations for people taking Midamor include the following:
 
  • The medication comes in tablet form. It is usually taken by mouth once a day, although some people will not need to take it every day. (They may take it every other day or even less frequently.)
     
  • Midamor should be taken with food.
     
  • The medication should be taken at the same time each day to maintain an even level in your blood.
     
  • Because Midamor increases urination, it is best to take it in the morning (to avoid needing to get up to use the bathroom throughout the night), unless your healthcare provider instructs you otherwise.
     
  • For the medication to work properly, it must be taken as prescribed. Midamor will not work if you stop taking it.
     
  • If you are unsure about anything related to Midamor or your Midamor dosage, talk to your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist. Do not stop taking the drug without first discussing it with your healthcare provider.
     
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