Aldactone 100mg-Spironolactone Tablets

Aldactone 100mg-Spironolactone Tablets

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Aldactone (25, 50, 100) mg

Aldactone is a powerful water pill. It prevents body of an individual from absorbing too much salt and keeps potassium level normal. It treats the high level of Aldosterone in the body. It helps to maintain salt and water balance in the body of an individual. It also used in the treatment of liver disorders and severe kidney disorders such as nephrotic syndrome. It treats fluid retention or edema in case an individual is suffering from congestive heart failure.

Aldactone contains a potassium sparing derivative, Spironolactone. Spironolactone is an antagonist of Aldosterone. It binds at the site of sodium-potassium exchange in the distal convoluted tubule. It increased the excretion of sodium and water and potassium is retained. Aldosterone decreased the potassium amount in body. Aldactone inhibits the activity of Aldosterone which results in the increment in the concentration of potassium. This activity results in the diuretic action and antihypertensive action of this medication.

Aldactone is CONTRAINDICATED in some individuals and can cause severe bad effects in their body. So these individual must avoid this medication. They include

• Individuals, who are allergic to Spironolactone, should not use this drug, as it may cause severe hypersensitive reactions.
• It should not used by an individual, who is suffering from severe kidney diseases and adrenal dysfunction; such as Addison's disease.
• It should not be used by individual, who have high level of potassium in their body and who is taking Eplerenone.

Aldactone should be stored at room temperature; away from pets and children. It should be kept away from direct heat and sunlight.

Dosage of Aldactone-

Aldactone is available under various brand names. It is available in oral dosage form. It is also present in various dose strengths such as Spironolactone 25, 50 and 100mg. in pediatric person the dose of this drug should be adjusted. The usual adult dose of this drug are-

For the treatment of edema, hypertension and Hyperkalemia, an individual should take 25mg to 200mg orally in a day. It can be used in 1 or 2 doses.

For congestive heart failure, an individual should take 25mg per day orally. It can be increased and decreased based upon the evidence and response of Hyperkalemia.

This medication should not be consumed in overdose, as it may cause severe harmful effects. In case, an individual take this drug in overdose then the individual should contact with doctor as soon as possible.

An individual, if missed the dose of this medication, should take it whenever the individual remembers. But if it is time for the next dose then the individual should take next dose by skipping left dose.

The use of this medication may cause some side effects in some individuals. These include breast swelling, nausea, mild diarrhea, cramps, headache and dizziness.

Safety Tips of Spironolactone-

• An individual, who is suffering from liver and heart related disorder, should use this drug with extra care.
• It should not be used with some other drugs like NSAIDs.
• An individual should avoid high salty diet with this medication.
• A female should not breastfeed while consuming this drug.

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