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Can I Take 5htp With Spironolactone
Yes: I believe yo canGet a more detailed answer ›
Yes: Yes. It would pose no problem.Get a more detailed answer ›
Have good BP control. Is it better to take 25 mg Spironolactone every other day or 12.5 mg /day. Any risk from taking every other day. Why every day?
DEPENDS: If your BP under good control the way you are currently taking this medication, then any change would on other medical conditions you may have and then convenience. If you havecongestive heart failure, it may better totake the medication every day in the dose that works best. Ifyou are prone to low potassium on this medicine, your doctor may taking it every other day. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more
Your doc will tell: Hi. It is not up to you to decide, but that is the job of your doctor who prescribed the spironolactone. No pharmacy would fill your doctor's prescription without including the instructions on how to take it on the pill container. Please follow the directions your doctor gave you. Good luck! ...Read more
I'm on spironolactone 50mg tabs. I forgot to take it yesterday. Took my BP was 166/95 p67. Retook 149/94 p66. Should i be concerned? I'm 34 yrs old.
Xanax (alprazolam): If prescribed, that low dose is safe. ...Read more
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 ...Read more
What is unique/ why about taking BP medicine every 24 hrs. My BP seems to be controlled well Avge 103/68. Can I take Spironolactone 25 mg every 48 hrs?
Discuss with doctor: Best to discuss with your treating doctor. For my patients whose blood pressure is well controlled, we do try sometimes to slowly reduce their dose of medication and see how they do. Not unreasonable to try, just not on your own. Would discuss with your treating provider. Hope this helps. Best of luck. Dr R ...Read more
Yes: Good that you asked, always exercise caution with multiple medications ...Read more
Yes: No interactions between them.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: no interaction, good that you asked, always exercise caution with multiple medications ...Read more
Careful with these: Fenugreek and turmeric can both be vasodilators, potentially adding to the BP lowering effect of spironolactone. Also, both fenugreek and turmeric can increase pt and inr bleeding time -- so should not be used simultaneously. If the turmeric and fenugreek are only being used to spice food (and not in supplemental quantities) this risk would be much less. ...Read more
Need doc opinions! I am trying to figure out if it is safe to take spironolactone and fertilaid together?
Can you take spironolactone + Lipitor (atorvastatin)?
Spironolactone will increase the level or effect of Lipitor (atorvastatin) by P-glycoprotein (MDR1) efflux transporter.?
Take together: Two common drug information references fail to support this information. One describes a small, more theoretical interaction that may result in an increase in spironolactone activity (but not atorvastatin), but these two medications are commonly used together without adverse effect. ...Read more
Yes: There are no significant interactions.Get a more detailed answer ›
Taking Spironolactone to block aldosterone to raise K. Can you cut film coated tablet 25mg in half. If not can you just take 25 mg every other day.
Spiro cut: Can cut or take every other day. May wish to join the yahoo group with over 1,300 pts with PA I run or consult directly with me. If you are not doing DASH eating plan start now. ...Read more
Thanks dr. Steven. Ben/hct in am; 5 mg amlodipine pm. I don't like to take beta blocker, what other options to replace amlodipine. 25 mg spironolactone?
I take 1or 2 Lasix 1 aldactone (spironolactone) daily, makes me tired and side effects. Then I tried diurites every alternative day and felt good. Please advise.
I am taking spironolactione 25mg for acne and like previous inquiries, would like to know if chaste berry is ok to take alongside spironolactone.?
I take spironolactone.can I eat wild yam witch is rich in progesterone? Or it's a bad combination?
I was prescribed spironolactone for PCOS I was wondering how long it would take for the cyst to go away?
Not what it is for: Spironolacton is an anti-androgen. It is used in PCOS to counteract some androgenic (male hormonal) effects of PCOS like hirsuitism (facial hair). It does not get rid of the cysts in the ovaries in patients with PCOS. We do not have a treatment that can do that at this time ...Read more
I am rx'd 25mg of spironolactone for heart failure and bottle states take half, I wasn't paying attn and took it whole. Will i be ok?
Should be: Just be sure to take the correct dose from now on. ...Read more
How long does it take for diuretics to begin working? I started taking 50 mg aldactone (spironolactone) daily yesterday. Ascites after hysterectomy.
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
Hair: Not unti you have cleared this with yout doctor? ...Read more
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