Manufacturer: RPGPack: 25mg 30 pillsChemical Substance: Aldactone (Spironolactone)
Indications for use
The reason for prescribing the drug is most often the swelling that appears on the background:
Pregnancy (second and third trimesters);
Cirrhosis of the liver;
Premenstrual syndrome and polycystic ovary.
The drug can be prescribed in the treatment of hypertension, the prevention of hypercalemia, adrenal adrenal gland (if surgical treatment is impossible or the patient refuses to do the surgery).
Capsules, tablets, coated tablets Application and dosage The doctor prescribes the dose of the drug individually, depending on the hormonal status and severity of water-electrolyte metabolism disorders. In the form of a solution Aldactone is administered intravenously for 100-200 mg (1-2 ampoules) per day for 3-5 days. The maximum daily dose is 800 mg. In the form of tablets, the drug should be taken orally. Recommended doses for adults: Primary hyperaldosteronism: in the period of preparation for surgery – 100-400 mg per day; At refusal of operation to the patient the minimum effective dose is selected; Edema (renal, hepatic and cardiac origin): the initial daily dose is 100 mg in several doses, after 5 days, depending on the clinical effect achieved and the potassium concentration in the blood plasma, the dose is increased to 200 mg or reduced to 25 mg. The duration of treatment is 14-21 days.
Side effects of the drug Aldactone
Dyspepsia, diarrhea, headache, drowsiness, gynecomastia, decreased erections, menstrual disorders, menstrual bleeding in the climacteric period.
Precautions when taking the drug Aldactone
During treatment should avoid excessive intake of potassium in the body. It is not recommended to combine with other potassium-sparing diuretics. At simultaneous appointment with hypotensive and diuretic means it is necessary to reduce doses.
Nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, gastritis, ulceration and bleeding in the digestive tract, intestinal colic, diarrhea or constipation, dizziness; Drowsiness, lethargy, headache, blocking, ataxia, muscle spasms, decreased potency, increased urea concentration, hypercreatininemia, hyperuricemia, water-salt metabolism and CBS (metabolic hypochloraemic acidosis or alkalosis); Megaloblasticosis, agranulocytosis, thrombocytopenia. With prolonged use – gynecomastia, erectile dysfunction in men; In women – dysmenorrhea, amenorrhea, metrorrhagia in menopause, hirsutism, voice coarsening, breast tenderness, breast carcinoma, allergic reactions (urticaria, maculopapular and erythematous rashes, drug fever, itching).