Spironolactone Description of Product

General use Aldactone belongs to a class the diuretics ones. The effect diuretic of medicine is generally moderated and appears after 2-5 days of treatment and continues during 2-3 days after the suspension of the contribution of medicine.

General use Aldactone belongs to a class the diuretics ones. The effect diuretic of medicine is generally moderated and appears after 2-5 days of treatment and continues during 2-3 days after the suspension of the contribution of medicine. A hypotension effect weak generally appear in 2-3 weeks of treatment. Aldactone is used in partnership with other drugs to treat hypertension. It facilitates also the elimination of the excess of liquid of the body in congestive cardiac failure, the cirrhosis of the liver, and the diseases renal.

Proportioning and administration

The daily amount in arterial hypertension, the syndrome of the edema is of 50-100 Mg for the adults. It should be divided into 1-2 amounts per day. On the need the amount can be gradually increased up to 200 Mg per day. The duration of the treatment is not less than two weeks. For other conditions like chronic congestive cardiac failure, cirrhosis, nephrotic syndrome and other different proportionings perhaps recommended. Consult your doctor before deciding to you to take this drug. Aldactone should be taken after a meal and most desirable is a single amount before laying down it.


Do not drink alcohol because it increases certain possible Side effects of Aldactone. Avoid eating too much salt, because it can involve your body to retain the water and the effectiveness of Aldactone. Avoid being overheated or dehydrated during the exercises. Discuss with your doctor on the quantity liquids which you must consume. Do not cease using this drug even if you feel the
improvement of health.


Over-sensitiveness, the disease of Addison, hypercaliemia, hyperpotassiemia, the element itake with the potassium complements or the other diuretics ones saving potassium such as Aldactazide, amiloride (Midamor, Moduretic), triamterene (Dyrenium, Dyazide, Maxzide), hyponatriemia, the failure of the chronic kidney, nephropathy diabetic, anuria, the failure of liver, the diabetes with the failure of the supposed chronic kidney, nephropathy diabetic, the pregnancy and some others. Take this medicine please only if she is advised by your attending physician.

Possible side effect

The possible Side effects of medicine include the headache, the diarrhea, cramps, somnolence, rednesses, nausea, the vomiting, the impotence, the menstrual periods irregular and the irregular growth of hair. The liquid and the imbalance of electrolytes are probable, therefore the patients should be controlled carefully. The enlarging of the centres can also occur according to the amount and the duration of therapy. This condition is reversible usually when you stop to take Aldactone.

Reciprocal action of drug

This medicine can lower sodium levels of blood while raising potassium levels of blood. Sometimes excessively potassium high levels in blood cause very serious anomalies potentially in the rate/rhythm of the heart. Therefore, Aldactone is not managed usually with other agents which can raise potassium levels of blood. Aldactone can cause the rise in blood digoxin (Lanoxin) at the toxic levels.

Omission of amount

If you miss an amount, take it at once that you remember. If it is close to the time of the following amount, jumps the missed amount and takes again your program of ordinary proportioning. Do not double the amount to give you to the current. Call your attending physician if you miss 2 or more amounts of at a stretch.


Seek the attention of emergency help if you believe that you used too much of this medicine. The symptoms of overdose can include: the nervousness sweating, extreme excessive, the fast/irregular palpitation, the pain of chest, seizures.


To keep with the room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees Celsius (59 and 86 degrees Fahrenheit). To store the container closed well out of the range of the children. Do not preserve your drugs in the bathroom.

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