WHAT IS THE USE OF ALDACTONE 100 MG TABLETS ?
Spironolactone is used to diagnose or treat a condition in which you have too much aldosterone in your body. Spironolactone also treats fluid retention (edema) in people with congestive heart failure, cirrhosis of the liver, or a kidney disorder called nephrotic syndrome. This medication is also used to treat or prevent hypokalemia (low potassium levels in the blood).
WHAT ARE THE POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS OF ALDACTONE 100 MG TABLETS ?
Stop using spironolactone and call your doctor at once if you have:
signs of stomach bleeding--bloody or tarry stools, coughing up blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds; high potassium--slow heart rate, weak pulse, muscle weakness or limp feeling, tingly feeling; low sodium--confusion, slurred speech, hallucinations, severe weakness, loss of coordination, feeling unsteady, seizure, fainting, shallow breathing.
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.
WHAT DO YOU MEAN BY ALDACTONE 100 MG TABLETS ?
Spironolactone is a potassium-sparing diuretic (water pill) that prevents your body from absorbing too much sodium and keeps your potassium levels from getting too low.
WHAT IS THE IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION OF ALDACTONE 100 MG TABLETS ?
- Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history.
- This medication should be used only when clearly needed during pregnancy.
- It is unknown if this drug passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.