Spironolactone (Aldactone®)

  • potassium sparing diuretic
  • affects hormones released with congestive heart failure

Medication Info

  • Class of Medication
    • potassium sparing diuretic
    • affects hormones released with congestive heart failure
  • Effects
    • congestive heart failure
    • used as second diuretic
    • used to decrease circulating hormones
    • can spare potassium
  • Side Effects
    • can affect kidney function
  • Other Info
    • this medication is combined with hydrochlorthiazide in Aldactazide®
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