Buy Aldactone Online
Also known as: Generic Aldactone
Active ingredient: Spironolactone
Packaging Type: 15 tabs/blister
Manufacturer : RPG Life Sciences
Product Code: PR10036
Aldactone is basically given to the patients suffering from heart, kidney and liver diseases to remove the excess fluid from the body. This medication is a life saver for many patients of chronic diseases. Also, this medication is referred as potassium-sparing diuretic.
CLASSIFICATION AND MECHANISM OF ACTION
Its generic name is Spironolactone. Aldactone is used to maintain the potassium levels in the body. It is mostly acquired by patients suffering from cirrhosis or coronary diseases. The level of hormones released by adrenal glands increased in such patients. Thus, Aldactone inhibits the action of aldosterone, which causes the excretion of the extra amounts of salts and water in urine and retains the potassium. This drug also prevents the condition, known as hypokalemia.
LOOKING AFTER YOUR DRUG
Don’t ever share this drug with anyone. Frequent laboratory test regarding the mineral levels, functions of kidney and liver should be done to monitor the changes and effects in the body.
HOW TO TAKE THE MEDICATION
It is an oral drug and can be taken along with the meal.
Generally, 100mg/day to 200mg/day is recommended by doctors.
In case of over dosage, immediately contact an emergency room or hospital.
If you miss a dose, then take it as soon you remember. If it is already time for the next dosage, then don’t double the dose. Simply skip the missed dose.
WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS
Never use the medication while breast feeding as it transfers in the breast milk. More over never double the dose yourself. Before having aldactone tell your doctor if you have any history of coronary or renal diseases.
POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
The possible side effects are as follows
- Irregular hair growth
- Irregular menstrual cycle
SEVERE SIDE EFFECTS
If any such side effects are noticed, refer to your doctor immediately.
- Yellow eyes or skin
- Bleeding gums
- Breast pain
- Clay colored stools
- Cloudy urine
- Fast or irregular heart beat
- Heart burn
WHEN THE DRUG SHOULD NOT BE USED
This drug shouldn’t be used in the following cases
- When taking eplerenoneHigh levels of potassiumAddison’s disease
HOW LONG YOU SHOULD TAKE THE DRUG
The drug should be taken for the prescribed duration by the doctor. Nevertheless patient should stop the medication by themselves without consulting the doctor.