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Drug family: Diuretic
WHEN IS ALDACTONE PRESCRIBED?
This drug belongs to the family of diuretics. Its characteristic is to prevent the loss of potassium in the urine, usual with most other diuretics. It works by blocking the action of aldosterone, a natural substance whose level may be abnormally high in certain diseases or due to another diuretic treatment.
It is used in the treatment of�
disorders related to an excess of aldosterone in the blood,
High blood pressure,
ascites or edema related to liver failure, heart failure or nephrotic syndrome
myasthenia, in addition to other treatments, to fight against potassium losses.
The 25 mg tablets are also used in adults to treat severe heart failure, in association with the standard background treatment.
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Severe or moderate renal insufficiency (child),
hyperkalemia (excess potassium in the blood),
in association with mitotane, potassium salts and drugs that raise the level of potassium in the blood.
This drug may cause a potentially serious increase in blood potassium levels. Your doctor will order regular blood tests to check your blood potassium and sodium levels and the proper functioning of your kidneys. Monitoring may be reinforced in the elderly or in cases of impaired kidney or liver function, diabetes, dehydration, or general health problems.
Do not use diet salt, which is often rich in potassium, unless your doctor agrees.
Caution: sportsmen and women: this medication contains a substance that may make some anti-doping tests positive.
INTERACTIONS OF ALDACTONE WITH OTHER SUBSTANCES
This drug should not be used in combination with :
diuretics that raise the level of potassium in the blood or drugs that contain potassium: risk of hyperkalemia that can lead to serious heart rhythm disorders;
mitotane used in certain cancers: risk of cancellation of its effect.
It may interact with enzyme conversion inhibitors, angiotensin II inhibitors and drugs containing cyclosporine or tacrolimus.
Also tell your doctor if you are taking an NSAID, corticosteroid, alpha-blocker, vasodilator, neuroleptic, imipraminic antidepressant, or a drug containing levodopa, lithium, carbamazepine or oxcarbazepine.
FERTILITY, PREGNANCY AND LACTATION
Diuretics are not indicated for pregnancy-related fluid retention or high blood pressure. Only your doctor can assess the need for treatment and its risk in your case.
This drug passes weakly into breast milk and it can reduce or even block lactation: it is not recommended during breastfeeding.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR USE AND DOSAGE OF ALDACTONE
This medication can be taken with or without meals.
For children under 6 years of age, it is necessary to crush the tablet (or tablet fraction) to make a suspension in a liquid.
USUAL DOSAGE :
Adult: 50 to 300 mg per day depending on the nature and severity of the disease.
In heart failure, the initial dosage is usually 1 tablet at 25 mg per day. Depending on the effects on kalemia, the physician may adjust the dose.
Children: the dose is defined by the physician according to the child's weight.
This medication increases the volume of urine, especially at the beginning of treatment. Avoid taking it in the evening, which can cause night-time discomfort.
Diuretics expose you to the risk of dehydration: be sure to offer abundant drinks to elderly people, especially during hot weather.
POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS OF ALDACTONE
Enlargement of the breasts in men (gynecomastia).
Rarely: digestive intolerance, menstrual disorders in women or erectile dysfunction in men, drowsiness, cramps, hepatitis, potentially serious skin rash.
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