Aldactone 25mg Tablet

Medically reviewed by Dr. Naresh Dang | Written By Sonu Kumar Rao

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 10:23 am

Aldactone 25mg Tablet

Uses of Aldactone 25mg Tablet

Aldactone 25mg Tablet is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Hypertension, Heart Failure, Hepatic Cirrhosis, Nephrotic Syndrome

Side effects of Aldactone 25mg Tablet

The most common side effects of Aldactone 25mg Tablet are – Dizziness, Fatigue, Headache, Abdominal Pain,Constipation, Diarrhea, Flatulence, Nausea, Vomiting, Aplastic Anemia, Cough

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Aldactone 25mg Tablet

Do not use Aldactone 25mg Tablet if you are allergic to – Spironolactone

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Aldactone 25mg Tablet.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Aldactone 25mg Tablet works

Aldactone 25mg Tablet contains – Spironolactone

Spironolactone works by competing with aldosterone for receptor sites in the kidneys which increases sodium and water removal while conserving potassium. That’s why it is called a potassium-sparing diuretic.

Dosage of Aldactone 25mg Tablet

The dosage of Aldactone 25mg Tablet depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Aldactone 25mg Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of Aldactone 25mg Tablet, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

Precautions & Warnings

Alcohol

Information will be added soon.

Pregnancy

Information will be added soon.

Breastfeeding

Information will be added soon.

Driving

Information will be added soon.

Kidney

Information will be added soon.

Liver

Information will be added soon.

Interaction

Drug :- ACE inhibitors, cyclosporine, other potassium-sparing diuretics, potassium-containing drugs, potassium supplements: Increased risk of hyperkalemia.

digoxin: Possibly increased half-life of digoxin.

exchange resins sodium cycle, such as sodium polystyrene sulfonate: Increased risk of hypokalemia and fluid retention.

heparin, oral anticoagulants: Decreased anticoagulant effect of these drugs.

hypotension-producing drugs: Possibly potentiated antihypertensive or diuretic effect of spironolactone.

lithium: Possibly lithium toxicity NSAIDs, sympathomimetics: Decreased antihypertensive effect of spironolactone.

Food :- low-salt milk, salt substitutes: Increased risk of hyperkalemia.

About Reviewer

Dr. Naresh Dang is an MD in Internal Medicine. He has special interest in the field of Diabetes, and has over two decades of professional experience in his chosen field of specialty. Dr. Dang is an expert in the managememnt of Diabetes, Hypertension and Lipids. He also provides consultation for Life Style Management.

About Author

Sonu Kumar is a registered pharmacist with Bihar State Pharmacy Council with over 6 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.

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