Amiloride

Active ingredient description

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.

Medicine classification

This medicinal substance has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification according to its main therapeutic use as follows:

ATC code
Group title
Classification
Amiloride
C Cardiovascular system → C03 Diuretics → C03D Potassium-sparing agents → C03DB Other potassium-sparing agents
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Medicines

Amiloride is the active ingredient of these drugs:

Drug
Countries

Cyprus

Canada

France

Amiloride is also found within below combination drugs:

ACUMOD , AMERIDE , AMILORETIC , AMILOSTAD HCT , AMILZIDE , AMITHIAZIDE , AMITRID , AMURETIC , ANCLORIC , BETARETIC , BILDURETIC , DEZRETIC , DIUPRESS , DIURAMIN , DIUZINE , FRUMIL , KALTEN , LOGIRENE , LORETIC , MILOREX , MODUCREN , MODUCRIN , MODURETIC , NOVAMILOR , TENSOFLUX , TIALORID

Product monographs

Medicine agencies around the world have authorized marketing of this active ingredient according to these medication package inserts (MPIs):

Title
Type
Country
Summary of Product Characteristics (SPC)
UK

Structural formula

Graphic representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

Unique ingredient identifier (UNII)

7DZO8EB0Z3 - AMILORIDE

CAS registry number

2016-88-8 - Amiloride

2609-46-3 - amiloride

SNOMED-CT

387503008 - Amiloride (substance)