Aldactone 25mg Strip Of 15 Tablets
By RPG LIFE SCIENCES LTD
15 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Aldactone 25mg Tab 15'S is classified under diuretics. Diuretics are the medicines which prevent absorption and retention of excess salt and water by your body.
Uses of Aldactone 25mg Tab 15'S
Aldactone 25mg Tab 15'S uses are treatment of oedema (fluid retention) in cases of congestive heart failure, liver cirrhosis and nephrotic syndrome and treatment or prevention of hypokalaemia (low level of potassium in the blood)
Contraindications of Aldactone 25mg Tab 15'S
Aldactone 25mg Tab 15'S is contraindicated in the following conditions such as if you are allergic to spironolactone, if you are unable to urinate, if you have severe kidney disease, if you have high level of potassium in your body or have weakness, weight loss and low blood pressure.
Side effects of Aldactone 25mg Tab 15'S
Aldactone 25mg Tab 15'S side effects are dry mouth and thirst, dizziness, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhoea, headache, gynaecomastia (enlarged breast in men), breast pain in women, irregular menstrual cycle and erectile dysfunction
Precautions and Warnings of Aldactone 25mg Tab 15'S
Can I take the medicine during pregnancy?
It is not advised to take this medicine while you are pregnant.
Can I take the medicine while breastfeeding?
The medicine should not be used while breastfeeding a baby.
Can I drive if I have consumed the medicine?
The medicine can cause symptoms like dizziness, sleepiness and blurred vision. Hence, driving should be avoided after taking the medicine.
Can I consume alcohol with Aldactone 25mg Tab 15'S?
Alcohol should be avoided during its course. It can reduce your blood pressure level drastically.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
Before taking this medicine, inform your doctor about your medical history. Tell him if you are diagnosed with kidney disease, have difficulty in passing urine, heart failure, pregnancy and electrolyte imbalance. Do not take any potassium supplements as both can increase potassium level in your blood, which is harmful.
Mode of Action of Aldactone 25mg Tab 15'S
How Does It Work?
Aldactone 25mg Tab 15'S removes excess water and electrolytes from the body without any loss of potassium. Thus the blood pressure and swelling is reduced.
Directions for Use of Aldactone 25mg Tab 15'S
Always take this medicine as per the prescription of your physician. Do not alter the dose by yourself. You can confirm its usage by pharmacist. Drink plenty of water and keep hydrated. Do not stop taking the medicine before your prescribed duration.
Interactions of Aldactone 25mg Tab 15'S
Interactions with other medicines
There are various medicines such as metformin, NSAIDs and angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEIs) which can interact with Aldactone 25mg Tab 15'S.
Interactions with food items
Certain high-potassium fruits and vegetables are not recommended to be taken along with this medicine. These include papaya, bananas, kiwis, oranges, cantaloupe, prune juice, honeydew melons, tomatoes, white and sweet potatoes, asparagus, pumpkin and Brussels sprouts.
Other general Interactions
There is no relevant information.
Storage and disposal of Aldactone 25mg Tab 15'S
Store the medicine at room temperature. It should not come in direct contact with sunlight, heat or moisture. Keep it away from children's reach. Do not use expired products in any case. Discard the products as soon it gets expired.
Dosage of Aldactone 25mg Tab 15'S
Overdosing of Aldactone 25mg Tab 15'S dosage can cause drowsiness, mental confusion, skin rashes, nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea.
Missed a Dose
Do not panic in case you miss any dose. Take it immediately when you remember. If it is time for the next dose, then continue with the next dose and skip the missed dose. Do not take a double dose in any case.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Are there any special instructions before taking this medicine?
A: Inform your doctor in detail about your medical and surgical history. Tell about your current medications, herbal preparations and nutritional supplements.
Q: How do you store Aldactone 25mg Tab 15'S?
A: Store the medicine at room temperature. Do not keep it in direct contact of sunlight, heat or moisture. Keep it away from pets and children's reach. Do not use expired products in any case.
Q: Why cannot this medicine be taken along with potassium supplements?
A: It should not be taken with potassium supplements as both can increase potassium levels in your blood and it will be harmful.
Q: Is it safe to use Aldactone 25mg Tab 15'S during pregnancy and breastfeeding?
A: It is not recommended to use Aldactone 25mg Tab 15'S during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Q: Which food should be avoided while taking the medicine?
A: High-potassium fruits and vegetables such as papaya, bananas, kiwis, oranges, cantaloupe, prune juice, honeydew melons, tomatoes, white and sweet potatoes, asparagus, pumpkin and Brussels sprouts should not be taken along with the medicine.
Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 01:57 PM (IST)
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