Amiloride has mild diuretic and anti-hypertensive activity. It acts primarily in the distal tubule and does not require aldosterone for its action. Amiloride is a mild natriuretic which does not initiate a concomitant decrease in potassium levels.
This medicinal substance has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification according to its main therapeutic use as follows:
Amiloride is the active ingredient of these drugs:
Amiloride is also found within below combination drugs:
AMERIDE , AMILOSTAD HCT , AMILZIDE , AMITHIAZIDE , AMURETIC , ANCLORIC , BILDURETIC , DIUPRESS , DIUZINE , FRUMIL , KALTEN , LOGIRENE , MILOREX , MODUCREN , MODUCRIN , MODURETIC , NOVAMILOR , TENSOFLUX
Medicine agencies around the world have authorized marketing of this active ingredient according to these medication package inserts (MPIs):