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On spironolactone (+ other meds)12.5mg for hypertension. Seeing the doc this week; would changing to eplerenone eliminate sides?

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Dr. Clarence Grim
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: Eplerenone

Usually has fewer side effects.
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In brief: Eplerenone

Usually has fewer side effects.
I specialize in these problems. Here is book number I recommend. ISBN 9780743410076 I specialize in high blood pressure and salt and happy to do 2nd opinion. Live.
Dr. Clarence Grim
Dr. Clarence Grim
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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine

In brief: More info needed

What other meds are you taking? What side effects are you experiencing? We need such info to provide an informed answer.

In brief: More info needed

What other meds are you taking? What side effects are you experiencing? We need such info to provide an informed answer.
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
What side effects are you experiencing?
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
sexual dysfunction may be due to HCTZ &/or bisoprolol (beta blocker); beta blockers well known for easy fatigue with exercise; none specifically associated with gynecomastia. eplerenone tends to increase potassium; so it would dangerous if combined with benazepril, which spares potassium. doc may have to start from beginning with meds. DO you take any supplements?
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