Aldactone 50 mg 15 Tablets

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About

Prescription status:

Prescription required


Manufacturer Name:

RPG Life Sciences Ltd


Drug classification:

Anti-Hypertensive agents, Potassium-sparing diuretics


What is this used for:

  • Hypertension
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Liver cirrhosis
  • Ascites or odema
  • Chronic renal failure


When to not take this medicine:

  • Hypersensitivity or allergy towards Spironolactone
  • Anuria (Low urine volume)
  • Renal failure
  • Liver damage
  • Hypotension
  • Preexisting hypovolaemic
  • Cardiac arrhythmias
  • Aminoglycosides or cephalosporin therapy


How should i take the medicine:

Take this medicine with an adequate amount of water as directed by the physician. Do not take this medicine in small or larger amounts than recommended.


How this medicine works:

This medicine reduces the blood pressure by preventing the reabsorption of sodium, potassium, chlorine and increasing the urinary excretion of water.


Side effects

  • Chest pain (Less common)
  • Convulsions (Less common)
  • Decreased urination (Less common)
  • Diarrhea (Less common)
  • Dry mouth (Less common)
  • Increased thirst (Less common)
  • Irregular heartbeat (Less common)
  • Muscle cramps or pain (Less common)
  • Tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  • Swelling of the hands, ankles, feet, or lower legs


Pregnancy warning:

Not Categorized

Use of this medicine is not recommended for individuals who are pregnant or planning to become pregnant unless absolutely necessary. Inform your doctor about the use of either medicines. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.


Lactation warning:

Use of this medicine is not recommended for lactating and breastfeeding mothers unless necessary. Inform your doctor about the use of this medicine. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.


Renal dose adjustments:

Care must be taken for individuals with kidney disease while taking this medicine. Please discuss appropriate dose adjustments with your doctor. Your doctor may also prescribe a suitable alternative based on creatinine clearance values.


Hepatic dose adjustments:

Care must be taken for individuals with liver disease while taking this medicine. Please discuss appropriate dose adjustments with your doctor. Your doctor may also prescribe a suitable alternative.


Drug interactions:

  • Amikacin-Major

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicines. When these medicines are taken or used together,it may increase the risk of occurrence of adverse reactions like nephrotoxicity(Kidney damage), ototoxicity(ear damage) If you experience any signs and symptoms like ringing of the ears, hearing loss, dizziness, then inform to the doctor on priority. Appropriate dose adjustments may be done, or suitable alternate medicine may be considered based on the condition.


  • Streptomycin-Major

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicines. When these medicines are taken or used together,it may increase the risk of occurrence of adverse reactions like nephrotoxicity(Kidney damage), ototoxicity(ear damage) If you experience any signs and symptoms like ringing of the ears, hearing loss, dizziness, then inform to the doctor on priority. Appropriate dose adjustments may be done, or suitable alternate medicine may be considered based on the condition.


  • Albuterol- Moderate

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicines. When these medicines are taken or used together, it may increase the risk of occurrence of adverse reactions like electrolyte imbalance, decrease serum potassium levels If you experience any signs and symptoms like irregular heartbeat, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, then inform the doctor on priority. Appropriate dose adjustments may be done, or suitable alternate medicine may be considered based on the condition.


  • Aspirin- Moderate

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicines. When these medicines are taken or used together, it may increase the risk of occurrence of adverse reactions like electrolyte imbalance, decrease serum potassium levels If you experience any signs and symptoms like irregular heartbeat, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, then inform the doctor on priority. Appropriate dose adjustments may be done, or suitable alternate medicine may be considered based on the condition.


  • Bisoprolol- Moderate

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicines. When these medicines are taken or used together, it may increase the risk of occurrence of adverse reactions like electrolyte imbalance, decrease serum potassium levels If you experience any signs and symptoms like irregular heartbeat, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, then inform the doctor on priority. Appropriate dose adjustments may be done, or suitable alternate medicine may be considered based on the condition.


  • Digoxin- Moderate

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicines. When these medicines are taken or used together, it may increase the risk of occurrence of adverse reactions like electrolyte imbalance, decrease serum potassium levels If you experience any signs and symptoms like irregular heartbeat, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, then inform the doctor on priority. Appropriate dose adjustments may be done, or suitable alternate medicine may be considered based on the condition.


  • Ibuprofen-Moderate

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicines. When these medicines are taken or used together, it may increase the risk of occurrence of adverse reactions like electrolyte imbalance, decrease serum potassium levels If you experience any signs and symptoms like irregular heartbeat, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, then inform to the doctor on priority. Appropriate dose adjustments may be done, or suitable alternate medicine may be considered based on the condition.


Alcohol interactions:

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended while receiving/taking this medicine as it may cause interactions and lead to serious adverse effects and may worsen the health condition.


Food interactions: N/A


Expert Advice:

  1. This medicine may be taken, with or without food. Do not crush, chew, or break the tablet. Swallow it whole.
  2. Seek emergency medical help if you experience any of the side effects like Dizziness, Light-headedness, fainting, etc.
  3. Sudden stoppage of this medicine may cause irregular heartbeat or blood pressure.
  4. It is recommended to avoid driving or using heavy machinery immediately after consuming this medicine.


Missed dose instructions:

Take this medicine as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose skip the dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double dose to make up for the missed dose.


Overdose Instructions:

Seek emergency treatment or contact your physician in case if you experience any unusual signs and symptoms during the treatment with this medicine.


Storage Instructions:

1. Store the medicine in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

2. Keep away from the reach of children

3. Discard the unused medicine safely after use


References:


1. DailyMed - SPIRONOLACTONE tablet [Internet]. Dailymed.nlm.nih.gov. 2020 [cited 4 November 2020]. Available from: https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=fb66327e-8261-46ae-b39a-4fa79d520844#:~:text=Spironolactone%20tablets%20are%20an%20aldosterone,for%20heart%20failure%20(1.1).

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Caution

Keep away from direct sunlight

Store in a dry place

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