ALDACTONE-A 25mg Tablet 30s (discontinued)

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Drug Strength: 25mg
Drug Form : Tablet
Pack Size : 30s
Does this requires a prescription ?Yes

Spironolactone:25mg | Potassium sparing diuretics

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    Manufactured / Marketed By : Searle Product Form : TabletPack Size : 30sIngredients : Spironolactone:25mgGeneric Category : Potassium sparing diuretics

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    How it works

    ALDACTONE-A 25mg Tablet 30s (discontinued) causes the kidneys to eliminate unneeded water and sodium from the body into the urine but reduces the loss of potassium from the body.

    Side effects

    Major & minor side effects for ALDACTONE-A 25mg Tablet 30s (discontinued)

    • Stomach pain severe
    • Dizziness severe
    • Irregular heartbeat severe
    • Headache severe
    • Skin rash severe
    • Gynecomastia severe
    • Leg cramps
    • Nausea and Vomiting
    • Breast pain
    • Hair loss

    Uses of ALDACTONE-A 25mg Tablet 30s (discontinued)

    What is it prescribed for?

    • Primary Hyperaldosteronism

      Aldactone 25 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of Primary Hyperaldosteronism which is a hormonal disorder that causes an increase in the blood pressure.

    • Congestive Heart Failure

      Aldactone 25 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of congestive heart failure by preventing the water reabsorption.

    • Hypertension

      Aldactone 25 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of hypertension by inhibiting the water reabsorption and reduces the blood volume.

    • Hypokalemia

      Aldactone 25 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of hypokalemia by increasing the potassium levels.

    Concerns

    Frequently asked questions

    • Onset of action

      The effect of this medicine can be observed in 2 to 4 hours.

    • Duration of Effect

      The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 2 to 3 days.

    • Safe with Alchohol?

      Consumption of alcohol is not recommended while you are taking this medicine. It may increase the risk of dizziness and fainting. Avoid performing activities that need mental alertness like operating machinery or driving a vehicle.

    • Is it habit forming?

      No habit forming tendency has been reported.

    • Usage in pregnancy?

      This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women unless necessary. The benefits and risks should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

    • Usage while breast-feeding?

      This medicine is recommended in pregnant women only if necessary. The benefits and risks should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

    When not to use?

    • Allergy

      Not recommended in patients with known allergy to Aldactone 25 mg Tablet.

    • Anuria

      This medicine is not recommended in patients with condition Anuria (a condition wherein the kidney is unable to produce urine).

    Warnings

    Warnings for special population
    • Pregnancy

      This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women unless necessary. The benefits and risks should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

    • Breast-feeding

      This medicine is recommended in pregnant women only if necessary. The benefits and risks should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

    General Warnings
    • Potassium supplements

      This medicine will increase the potassium levels in the blood. Therefore, it is advised to avoid potassium-rich foods (potatoes, banana) and medicines that can increase the potassium levels (ACE inhibitors and potassium supplements).

    • Diabetes

      This medicine is not recommended in patients with diabetes due to increase in the potassium levels and increases the risk of irregular heart rhythm.

    Dosage

    • Missed Dose

      The missed dose should be taken as soon possible. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it's already time for your next scheduled dose.

    • Overdose

      Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of overdose.

    Interactions

    Interaction with Medicines
    • Metformin moderate
    • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs moderate
    • Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEI's) severe
    Disease interactions
    • severe

      This medicine is not recommended in patients with electrolytes imbalance. Electrolytes levels should be corrected before starting the treatment. Monitoring of potassium, sodium and other electrolytes levels is necessary.

    • severe

      This medicine is not recommended in patients with the kidney disease. The kidney function should be assessd before starting the treatment. Any signs of increase in the potassium levels should be informed to the doctor.

    General Instructions

    Take Aldactone 25 mg Tablet as advised by your doctor. Do not take in larger amounts than prescribed. Take this medicine at day time to prevent sleep disturbance. Drink adequate amount of water. Monitoring of kidney function and electrolytes level is necessary. This medicine should be used with caution due to the risk of dizziness.

    Other details

    • Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor
    • To be taken as instructed by doctor
    • Does not cause sleepiness

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    Additional Information>

    One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver ALDACTONE-A 25mg Tablet 30s (discontinued). The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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