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Name of the Generic: Pamabrom
The Brand Names are Aqua-Ban, Diurex Water Capsules, Diurex Aquagels, and Aqua-Ban containing Pamabrom.
Dosage Forms: (50 mg), oral tablet (50 mg)oral capsule
Drug Class: Miscellaneous diuretics

What is Pamabrom?

Pamabrom is a diuretic (water pill). It helps by increasing the amount of urine.

Pamabrom is a medication used to treat swelling, bloating, feelings of fullness, and other symptoms of increased water weight due to menstrual issues.Pamabrom is also used for reasons not mentioned in this guideline for medication.

Side effects of Pamabrom

See a doctor immediately. If you experience any of the following symptoms that indicate an allergic reaction: hives; trouble breathing; or swelling of your lips, face, and tongue.

Common adverse effects of pamabrom could be:

  • Gold-colored urine that is gold-colored (a normal reaction to pamabrom but not a cause for concern).

This isn't an exhaustive list of all the side effects. Others could happen. Consult your physician for advice regarding medical adverse effects. You may report any adverse reactions to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.


Follow all the instructions on the medicine label and on the label of your package. Be sure to inform your healthcare professionals about your medical issues, allergies, and any medications you take.

Before you take this drug

Pamabrom is not a good choice if you have an allergy to it or are not able to urinate.

Speak with a physician or pharmacist about whether it is appropriate for you to take pamabrom when you have any other medical issues, including:

It isn't known if pamabrom can cause harm to an unborn baby. Do not take this medication without consulting a physician's guidance if you are pregnant.

It is unclear if pamabrom is absorbed into breast milk or if it is harmful to breastfeeding babies. Don't use this medication without seeking a doctor's advice if you are breastfeeding a newborn.

Don't give the medication to a teen or child without medical guidance.

Similar or related drugs

Sertraline, furosemide, hydrochlorothiazide, fluoxemic, spironolactone, Zoloft, and Lasix

How to take Pamabrom?

Follow the directions on the label or as directed by your physician. Don't use in greater quantities than suggested or for longer periods than suggested.

For the best results, you should begin to take pamabrom 5 to 6 days before the day you expect your menstrual cycle to begin. Use the medicine as long as you feel relief from your symptoms or until your period stops.Do not exceed four doses of pamabrom over 24 hours.

Drink between 6 and 8 glasses of water daily during the time you are taking pamabrom.Pamabrom can cause you to have more urination than normal. This is a sign the medication is working.Stop taking pamabrom and contact your doctor if symptoms persist in the first 10 days following treatment.

Keep it at room temperature and free of heat and moisture. Do not take one tablet from the package until you are able to take your medicine.

What happens if I miss a dose?

Because pamabrom is prescribed when it is needed, you may not be following a dosage schedule. If you're following a regimen, take the dose you missed as quickly as you can remember. Avoid your missed dose if you are close to the time of the next dose scheduled. Do not take any additional medication to substitute for your missed dosage.

What happens if I overdose?

Get medical attention in an emergency or contact the poison help line at 1-800-222-1222.

What should be avoided?

Follow the instructions of your physician regarding food, drinks, or any activity.

Interaction with other drugs

Other medications can interact with Pamabrom. This includes prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Inform your health professionals about the medicines you take now and any medications you stop or start using.