Aldactone (Spironolactone)

TypeDrug NameDosage 
Aldactone25 mg
Aldactone100 mg

Generic Equivalent of Aldactone

TypeDrug NameDosage 
Spironolactone25 mg
Spironolactone50 mg
Spironolactone100 mg

Aldactone Information:

Aldactone (Generic name: Spironolactone) is a prescription medication used to treat edema (swelling) caused by certain conditions congestive heart failure, cirrhosis of the liver, and nephritic syndrome (kidney disorder). Aldactone is also used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) and to diagnose and treat primary hyperaldosteronism (a hormonal disorder). Aldactone can also be used to treat or prevent hypokalemia (low potassium). Spironolactone is a potassium-sparing diuretic (water pill). It works by making the body lose excess water and salt but reduces the loss of potassium from the body. Take Aldactone exactly as it was prescribed for you.

Aldactone Side Effects:

The most common Aldactone side effects are abdominal pain, diarrhea, dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth, frequent urination, headache, nausea, thirst, or vomiting. If you are experiencing any severe side effects such as confusion, fever, fast heartbeat, jaundice, stomach bleeding, unusual bruising or bleeding, sweating, and symptoms of an allergic reaction (e.g., difficult breathing, itching, rash, swelling), please inform your doctor immediately.

Aldactone Precautions:

Do NOT take Aldactone if you are allergic to Spironolactone or any of the ingredients in Aldactone medication. Before taking Aldactone oral, tell your doctor if you have had any medical conditions such as Addison’s disease, diabetes, difficult urine, heart disease, high blood potassium (hyperkalemia), kidney or liver disease, and untreated mineral imbalance (e.g., low sodium). Tell your doctor about all the prescriptions and over-the-counter (OTC) medications you use. They may interact with Aldactone drug, especially of: ACE inhibitors, digoxin, lithium, NSAIDs, potassium supplements or other potassium-sparing diuretics. Consult with your doctor if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.

The generic alternative is not manufactured by the company that makes the brand product.

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