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Flushing: Highly unlikely-response to abrupt withdrawal depends in part on the dose given, indication and chronicity of treatment
Should not be any: There should not be withdrawal symptoms from stopping of spironolactone, but you should check with your before stopping it. It is used for multiple purposes--heart failure/edema, hyeraldosteronism, hypokalemia (low potassium) hypertension, and even to treat hirsuittism (excessive hair and acne. It has many side effects, but has no signifincant withdrawal symptoms. Good luck.
My son has a vsd & has been taking furosemide & spironolactone since 10weeks old now 2 years old. I have to take him off them for week will withdrawal
No: No, no effectGet a more detailed answer ›
How long should I wait until the effect of reducing aldactone (spironolactone) from 100mg to 75mg a day has stabilized? I plan to further reduce the dose to 50mg/day.
Reducing meds: Why do you want to reduce it? Longer half life, should be at steady state in3-5 days (assuming 5 half lives).See 1 more doctor answer
Absolutely!: If you are taking a Potassium-sparing diuretic (Aldactone (spironolactone) is in this category) for hypertension or as a prescribed part of a treatment regimen, then by all means. The water weight that you may be experiencing during your menses will be handled by the kidney naturally. I know that you would only take this because it was prescribed. I have some patients that get rid of water weight with diuretic
See below: Saw palmetto - alternative medicine supposed to be beneficial in preventing prostate enlargement. Also used in bladder disorder and common cold. Aldactone- used to treat resistant hypertension in obese pts, in pts with hyperaldosteronism, hypertension and sleep apnea patients, in some pts with increased protein loss in urine, congestive heart failure and liver cirrhosis pts with fluid retention.
Should be NOT: Young boys under 16-18 should not. If transgender must have medical and psychiatric clearance
Will the CVS test tell me if there is any harm done to my baby form taking aldactone (spironolactone)?
Yes: No interactions between them.Get a more detailed answer ›