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What is spironolact?

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Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: A useful diuretic

A diuretic, meaning a drug which increases urine production and eliminates excess water. It is an important medication in the treatment of heart failure.
The medication can increase your blood potassium levels which has to be monitored closely. Also your doctor may decrease or stop the potassium pills when starting spironolactone.

In brief: A useful diuretic

A diuretic, meaning a drug which increases urine production and eliminates excess water. It is an important medication in the treatment of heart failure.
The medication can increase your blood potassium levels which has to be monitored closely. Also your doctor may decrease or stop the potassium pills when starting spironolactone.
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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
This medication is also a testosterone receptor blocker used commonly, in lwer doses, for women with PCOS to inhibit hirsuitism.
Dr. William Dailey
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Diuretic

Spironolactone (aldactone (spironolactone)) is a diuretic that has a variety of uses.
Heart failure, cirrhosis and ven some hormonal problems are sometimes treated with aldactone (spironolactone).

In brief: Diuretic

Spironolactone (aldactone (spironolactone)) is a diuretic that has a variety of uses.
Heart failure, cirrhosis and ven some hormonal problems are sometimes treated with aldactone (spironolactone).
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