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Midamor is a drug used to treat high blood pressure and fluid retention. When used alone, it is a weak diuretic and is not very effective for treating high blood pressure. Midamor is usually used in combination with other diuretic medications, especially those that are prone to causing low potassium levels. Possible side effects include nausea, loss of appetite, and diarrhea.
What Is Midamor?Midamor® (amiloride hydrochloride) is a prescription medicine that is used as a diuretic for high blood pressure and fluid retention. It is known as a "potassium-sparing" diuretic.
Who Makes Midamor?Brand-name Midamor was originally made by Merck, but is no longer being made. Generic Midamor is still available and is made by a few different manufacturers.
- Controlling high blood pressure (hypertension)
- Treating water retention (edema) associated with congestive heart failure (CHF).