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Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) is a group of disorders that result from the formation and progressive enlargement of cysts in the kidneys without dysplasia, usually leading to renal failure.

Is Maxide Safe for PKD (Polycystic Kidney Disease)

2014-11-11 07:56

Is Maxide Safe for PKD (Polycystic Kidney Disease)Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) is a genetic disorder that is characterized by a cluster of cysts on the kidneys. When the cyst enlarge, they begin to cause symptoms and kidney damage. Is maxide safe for Polycystic Kidney Disease.

Get facts on maxide

Maxide (triamterene and hydrochlorothiazide) is a combination of two drugs and is prescribed as a treatment for hypertension (high blood pressure) and edema (swelling). The two symptoms are very common in Polycystic Kidney Disease patients.

Maxide is prescribed as a diuretic to help kidneys remove excessive fluid in the body. It is a good choice for PKD patients who cannot risk low blood potassium. Maxide may be used alone or in combination with other antihypertensive drugs, such as beta-blockers but dosages may need to be adjusted.

Side effects of maxide on Polycystic Kidney Disease

If your kidneys have been damaged by Polycystic Kidney Disease, you are not recommended to take certain medicines, because it may cause further kidney damage.

Side effects of Maxide can include nausea, diarrhea, constipation, fatigue, headache, insomnia, and dry mouth.

Natural Chinese herb for Polycystic Kidney Disease

Chinese herbs have long been used for centuries. Since all the herbs come from nature, they are more natural than chemical medicines. For Polycystic Kidney Disease patients, I recommend corn silks, nettles, rhizome of lalang, dandelion, uva ursi (bearberry), and so on. These herbs are taken as either diuretics or antibiotics. Therefore, they have the same effects as maxide but with few side effects.

A new comprehensive treatment for Polycystic Kidney Disease

Except for simple herbal formula, Micro-Chines Medicine Osmotherapy can treat Polycystic Kidney Disease more effectively. It is a breakthrough of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and is an external application. It cannot only shrink kidney cyst but also can improve kidney function. This is the most important thing for treating kidney disease.

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