Generic Aldactone is a perfect remedy, which helps to fight with hyperaldosteronism, hypokalemia, edema, ascites, hirsutism, alopecia (baldness), acne. It can also be used together with other medicines to treat myasthenia gravis, precocious puberty, high blood pressure. Generic Aldactone acts by controlling the level of water and salt and by decreasing the potassium loss from your body. Aldactone is also known as Spironolactone, Spirotone, Spiractin, Osyrol, Spiroctan, Spirolon, Verospiron. It is aldosterone receptor antagonists. Generic name of Generic Aldactone is Spironolactone. Brand names of Generic Aldactone are Aldactone, Spiractin, Spirotone, Spironol, Berlactone, Novo-Spiroton.
You can feel the effects of Generic Aldactone after 2 weeks of treatment. It depends on the health state and other factors of the patient.
Take Generic Aldactone tablets orally with water, at the same time every day.
Do not crush or chew it.
Take Generic Aldactone once (in the morning) or twice a day.
If you want to achieve most effective results do not stop taking Generic Aldactone suddenly.
Aldactone Missing Dose
Do not take double dose. If you miss a dose you should take it as soon as you remember about your missing. If it is the time for the next dose you should continue your regular dosing schedule.
If you overdose Generic Aldactone and you don't feel good you should visit your doctor or health care provider immediately. Symptoms of Generic Aldactone overdosage: diarrhea, vomiting, nausea, red skin rash, loss of energy, slow heartbeat, weakness in legs, feeling drowsy, confusion.
Store below 25 degrees C (77 degrees F). Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date. Keep out of the reach of children.
Aldactone More Info
Active Ingredient: Spironolactone.
Other Ingredients: Calcium sulfate, Corn starch, Flavor, Hypromellose, Iron oxide, Magnesium stearate, Polyethylene glycol, Povidone, Titanium dioxide,
Do not take Generic Aldactone if you are allergic to Generic Aldactone components.
Do not take Generic Aldactone if you're pregnant or you plan to have a baby, or you are a nursing mother. Generic Aldactone can harm your baby.
Do not take Generic Aldactone if you are taking potassium-sparing diuretics (such as Aldactazide, amiloride (Moduretic, Midamor)), triamterene (such as Maxzide, Dyazide, Dyrenium)).
Be careful using Generic Aldactone if you take inhibitors (enalapril (such as Vasotec), fosinopril (such as Monopril), captopril (such as Capoten), benazepril (such as Lotensin), lisinopril (such as Zestril, Prinivil), quinapril (such as Accupril), moexipril (such as Univasc), ramipril (such as Altace), trandolapril (such as Mavik)); oral steroids (dexamethasone (such as Decadron, Dexone), prednisone (such as Deltasone), methylprednisolone (such as Medrol)); aspirin and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medicines (naproxen (such as Aleve, Naprosyn), ibuprofen (such as Advil, Motrin), indomethacin (such as Indocin)); diuretics; barbiturates, phenobarbital; digoxin (such as Digitek, Lanoxicaps, Lanoxin)); high blood pressure medicines, lithium (such as Lithobid, Eskalith); perindopril (such as Aceon).It can be dangerous to use Aldactone if you suffer from or have a history of liver disease, kidney disease, potassium high levels in your blood, problems with urination.
Be careful with this drug if you are going to have a surgery.
Avoid food with high level of salt.
Avoid medicines which cause lightheadedness.
You should be careful when you are driving or operating machinery.
Do not stop taking Generic Aldactone suddenly.