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Aldactone Plus 20mg Tablet

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Medical Description

Aldactone Plus Tablet is a water pill, i.e a medicine that increases the frequency of urination. It is used in the treatment of swelling in the lower limbs due to collection of excess fluid which may ...
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Product Summary

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ContainsSpironolactone(50.0 Mg),Torasemide / Torsemide(20.0 Mg)
UsesSwelling in the lower limbs due to the collection of excess fluid
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, nausea, vomiting
ClassificationDIURETIC
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Uses of Aldactone Plus 20mg Tablet

  • Aldactone Plus Tablet is helpful to treat swelling in the lower limbs due to the collection of excess fluid. It is used in case of liver damage and low potassium levels in the blood. It is also used t...
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Contraindications of Aldactone Plus 20mg Tablet

  • If you are allergic to one or more components of the medicine
  • If you are unable to pass urine
  • If you have any liver or kidney disease
  • If you have a low blood pressure
  • If you are pregnant or you think you may be pregnant or are breastfeeding
  • If you have a heart-related disorder
  • If you have a condition of hepatic coma or pre-coma
  • If you are currently on antibiotics like Streptomycin, Gentamicin or one of the cephalosporin class of medicines
  • If your kidneys are damaged due to some medication in past
  • If you are diagnosed with high potassium levels in the blood or are already taking a water pill (medicine like Eplerenone) that retains potassium
  • If you have Addison’s disease (symptoms are stomach pain, weakness, weight loss, darkening of the skin for a long time with episodes of low blood pressure, vomiting, lower back pain and loss of consci...
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  • If your child has moderate to severe kidney damage

Side effects of Aldactone Plus 20mg Tablet

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Indigestion
  • Constipation
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Weakness
  • Sore throat

Precautions and Warnings of Aldactone Plus 20mg Tablet

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Aldactone Plus Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Aldactone Plus Tablet should not be used during pregnancy as there is limited information about its safety in human pregnancy. If you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant or are planning for a baby, you should consult your doctor before starting this medicine.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Aldactone Plus Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Aldactone Plus Tablet should not be used during breastfeeding as it passes into human milk in a small amount and can be harmful to the newborn baby. Thus, either this medicine or breastfeeding should be discontinued. You should consult your doctor before using this medicine during breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Aldactone Plus Tablet ?
A:
Aldactone Plus Tablet can cause drowsiness and dizziness as soon as you stand. Hence, it is advised not to drive when on treatment with this tablet.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Aldactone Plus Tablet?
A:
You should avoid consuming alcohol while taking Aldactone Plus Tablet mg tablet as alcohol when consumed with this medicine can reduce blood pressure in a standing position, causing loss of consciousness.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have problems with your liver or kidney
  • You have any heart-related problems
  • You have diabetes
  • You may experience a ringing sensation in the ears, with or without loss of hearing
  • You have heart disease with high levels of potassium in the blood
  • You should be cautious about electrolyte imbalance which can show symptoms like irregular or fast heartbeat, tiredness, lack of energy, fits, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, constipation, stomach or musc...
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  • You are above 65 years of age, as this medicine should be used with caution as the risk of having severe adverse effects may be increased
  • Aldactone Plus Tablet may increase the potassium levels in the blood
  • Male patients may develop swelling in the breast when taking this medicine
  • Aldactone Plus Tablet is not recommended for children as there is no information on its safety and efficiency

Mode of Action of Aldactone Plus 20mg Tablet

How Does It Work?

Torsemide and Spironolactone act on various parts of the kidneys and remove the excess fluid and other unwanted ions (sodium, potassium, and chloride). It also prevents loss of potassium which is impo...
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Directions for Use of Aldactone Plus 20mg Tablet

Aldactone Plus Tablet should be taken by mouth with sufficient water. Do not break, cut or chew the medicine. Dosage and frequency would be as prescribed by your physician. You should take this ...
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Interactions of Aldactone Plus 20mg Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Concomitant use of Aldactone Plus Tablet along with Cholestyramine, (used to lower blood cholesterol), painkillers (Probenecid and Indomethacin) or Carbenoxolone (to treat stomach ulcer), should be av...
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  • Concomitant use of this tablet along with Lithium (to treat psychiatric diseases) should be avoided as it may lead to lithium toxicity.
  • This medicine, when taken along with blood pressure tablets like Captopril and lisinopril, may lower the blood pressure excessively and you may feel giddy, thus should be used with caution.
  • Concomitant use of this tablet along with blood thinners like Heparin, Cotrimoxazole (antibiotic), Indomethacin, etc. (NSAIDs) can cause an increase in the blood potassium levels.
  • Concomitant use of Aldactone Plus Tablet with barbiturates like butabarbital or narcotics like morphine may cause a sudden drop in blood pressure causing unconsciousness.
  • Concomitant use of this medicine with a high dose of salicylates like aspirin may lead to salicylate toxicity and may also cause damage to the kidneys.
  • Concomitant use of this tablet with Digoxin, (used in case of heart failure), should be avoided as it may result in increased levels of it in blood and may make the heart more sensitive to the medicat...
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  • Antidiabetic medicine when taken along with this tablet, the action of antidiabetic medications may be reduced
  • Concomitant use of this tablet with antibiotics like Amikacin, Neomycin, one of the cephalosporin class of drugs or anticancer medications like Cisplatin should be avoided as you may experience hearin...
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  • Other medicines like Tubocurarine, Atracurium, Prednisone and Betamethasone should be used with caution along with Aldactone Plus Tablet.

Storage and disposal of Aldactone Plus 20mg Tablet

  • Store Aldactone Plus Tablet in a cool and dry place, away from direct sunlight, moisture, and heat.
  • Please keep it away from the reach of children and pets.
  • Do not use expired or damaged medicines.
  • Discard any unused medicine properly, do not flush in the toilet or throw it into the drain.

Dosage of Aldactone Plus 20mg Tablet

Overdose

The overdose symptoms are weakness, dehydration, dizziness, leg cramps, drowsiness, rash, nausea, vomiting, confusion, dizziness, diarrhoea, etc. If you experience any of these symptoms or in case of ...
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Missed a Dose

Missing a dose of Aldactone Plus Tablet may reduce the effectiveness of the treatment and may lead to treatment failure. Hence, it is better to follow the prescribed schedule for optimal results. If y...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: How to take Aldactone Plus Tablet?

A: You should take Aldactone Plus Tablet mg tablet in doses and duration as directed by the doctor. Swallow it with a glass of water, do not break, cut, or chew the tablet.
Product Details
Brand
ALDACTONE PLUS
Expires on or After
27/08/2022
Last Updated on: 26 May 2022 | 09:31 AM (IST)
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