CONTENT: Aldactone 100, 100mg 30 pills
Aldacton is a potassium sparing diuretic (water pill) that prevents the body from absorbing too much salt and is very effective at keeping potassium levels down. It is prescribed for the treatment of high blood pressure (high blood pressure), as well as to treat fluid retention (edema) in people with congestive heart failure, cirrhosis, or a kidney disorder called nephritic syndrome. It is also used to treat or prevent hypokalemia, or low blood potassium levels.
Spironolactone is also prescribed for the diagnosis or treatment of a condition in which it is is too much Aldosteron in the body. Aldosterone is a hormone that is secreted by the adrenal glands, which make the salt and help regulate it Water balance in the body.
The recommended dosage of Aldactone tablets for different indications given below. Please consult your doctor for exact dosage instructions given the dosage is individualized.
Edema in adults (congestive heart failure, cirrhosis of the liver, or nephrotic syndrome).
An initial daily dosage of 100 mg Aldactone given in either single or divided doses is recommended, but the dosage can range from 25 mg to 200 mg daily.
When do I need to seek medical help?
If you think there has been an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; Tightness in the chest ; Fever; Itching; bad cough; Blue or gray skin tone; Seizures; Or swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat. Very bad dizziness or going out. Signs of high potassium. Very upset stomach or throw up. Very loose stools (diarrhea). For women, period changes. This includes lots of bleeding, spots, or bleeding between cycles. ? For men, enlarged breasts. Any rash side effect or health problem is not better or you feel worse.
Some common side effects of spironolactone include heart rate, dizziness, nausea, headache, or tiredness. Indeed, if any of these side effects persist or worsen, seek medical help immediately.
Some serious side effects or allergic reactions due to spironolactone include rash, itching, swelling of the face, tongue, or throat, or difficulty breathing, symptoms of high Potassium, which can be fatal (slow or irregular heartbeat, muscle weakness ), unusual tiredness, sudden or unexplained weight gain, increased thirst, change in urine volume, severe dizziness, muscle cramps, changes in your menstrual cycle ,Breast enlargement in men, sexual function problems, severe stomach or stomach pain , dark urine, yellowing of the eyes and skin.