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Moduret 5/50mg
Moduret 5/50mg

Marketed as Moduretic in New Zealand


Manufactured by Merck Sharp & Dohme Ltd

Product of New Zealand

Dispensed by an international pharmacy partner

Prescription Required

Moduret 5/50mg
Moduret 5/50mg

Marketed as Moduretic in United Kingdom


Manufactured by Merck Sharp & Dohme Ltd

Product of United Kingdom

Dispensed by a licensed pharmacy in the United Kingdom

Prescription Required

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Amiloride/Hydrochlorothiazide 5/50mg
Amiloride/Hydrochlorothiazide 5/50mg

Generic Equivalent of Moduret 5/50mg

Manufactured by Various UK Generic Manufacturers (MHRA Approved)

Product of United Kingdom

Dispensed by a licensed pharmacy in the United Kingdom

Prescription Required

What Moduret is and what it is used for

Moduretic contains amiloride and hydrochlorothiazide. They belong to the group of medicines known as water tablets (diuretics). They work by increasing the amount of urine that passes from your body. This lowers your blood pressure or removes excess water from your body. Moduretic is used for:
• heart failure
• high blood pressure
• fluid retention caused by a liver disease called ‘cirrhosis’.

How to take Moduret

Taking this medicine Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you. Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure. You should take this medicine by mouth. The amount you take each day will depend on your illness. The number of tablets to be taken will be on the label of your medicine. The recommended doses are: High blood pressure
• The usual starting dose is half a tablet each day.
• Your doctor may change your dose to one tablet given each day.
• Your doctor may spread out the dose or give it as a single dose. Heart failure
• The usual starting dose is half a tablet each day.
• Your doctor may change your dose.
• You should not take more than two tablets in a day. Fluid retention due to cirrhosis
• The usual starting dose is one tablet each day.
• Your doctor may change your dose.
• You should not take more than two tablets in a day. If you take more Moduretic than you should If you take too much Moduretic by mistake, contact your doctor or seek medical help immediately. If you forget to take Moduretic
• If you forget to take your dose, skip the missed dose.
• Take the next dose as normal.
• Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose. If you stop taking Moduretic Do not stop taking Moduretic without speaking to your doctor. If you have any further questions on the use of this medicine, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

Possible side effects

Like all medicines, Moduretic can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. The
• feeling sick (nausea) or being sick (vomiting), indigestion, diarrhoea, constipation, stomach ache and stomach cramps, wind, bloated feeling, hiccups
• bleeding from your gut
•signs may include blood in your faeces or a darker colour of faeces
• liver problems such as jaundice
•signs may include yellowing of the skin and/or whites of the eyes
• an inflamed pancreas
•signs may include feeling sick (nausea) and being sick (vomiting) with pain in the stomach area and back
• swelling of the glands that make saliva
• your mouth may become dry
• a bad taste in your mouth
• lack or loss of appetite
• feeling thirsty. Chest
• difficulty breathing
• blocked nose
• cough. Nervous system
• feeling dizzy, feeling like you are spinning (vertigo), pins and needles
• feeling sleepy, or sometimes feeling that you can not sleep
• stupor, a type of brain disorder called encephalopathy
• feeling nervous, confused, depressed or restless
• feeling shaky (tremors)
• headache, blackouts. Skin and hair
• flushing, sweating
• rash, itching
• hair loss. Eyes or ears
• an increase in the pressure in the eye which is usually picked up in eye examinations
• changes in vision
• ringing in the ears. Joints and muscles
• joint pain, pain in the fingers and toes, gout
• neck, shoulder and back pain
• leg ache, muscle cramps. Urinary
• difficulty or pain urinating, an increase in the amount of urine passed
• contractions of the bladder which can lead to an increase in how often you need to pass urine
• kidney disorders which may lead to a reduced amount of urine being passed
• passing urine at night, incontinence. Sexual
• lower sex drive
• impotence. General/Other following side effects may happen with this medicine: Stop taking Moduretic and see a doctor straight away, if you notice any of the following serious side effects that may rarely occur. You may need urgent medical treatment:
• allergic reactions
•the signs may include inflamed blood vessels, difficulties breathing or swallowing, collapse, redness, blisters, peeling skin, muscle pains, chills, a general feeling of being unwell, ulcers in your mouth, eyes or genitals.

Other side effects include: Allergic reactions
• purplish or reddish-brown spots, skin irritation, increased sensitivity to sunlight and a nettle like rash (urticaria). Heart and circulation
• irregular heart beat of your heart that can lead to fainting and dizziness, palpitations
• feeling light headed when you stand quickly
• fast heart beat, chest pains (angina). Blood
• anaemia
•signs include unusual tiredness or loss of colour in the lining of the eyes and skin around the eyes
• other blood disorders which can result in high temperature (fever), a sore throat, being unable to stop bleeding from a cut
• changes in the levels of various chemicals in the blood which are usually detected by blood or urine tests. Stomach and gut a general feeling of being unwell, feeling tired, weakness, dehydration.

Reporting of side effects If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. This includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet. You can also report side effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme at: By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine.

How to Store Moduret

Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children. Do not use the medicine after the expiry date which is stated on the carton after ‘EXP’. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month. Store below 25°C. Protect from moisture. Do not throw away any medicines via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to throw away medicines you no longer use. These measures will help to protect the environment.

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