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How And Where To Buy Aldactone Online?
You can buy Aldactone online through our Canadian International Pharmacy at huge savings. We offer RX and OTC medications online with a valid prescription from your doctor. At Canadian Pharmacy World, your health is our priority. You can place the order online, by mail, by fax or toll-free over the telephone at 1866-485-7979.
Are There Alternative Names For The Brand And Generic Aldactone?
Aldactone contains the active ingredient spironolactone and is available from Canada by Pfizer, Turkey by Pharmacia Ltd and India manufactured by RPG Life Sciences. The generic equivalent of Aldactone is spironolactone comes from United Kingdom by a different manufacturer. The generic from Canada is also called Teva Spironolactone manufactured by Teva.
What Dosages And Forms Is Aldactone Available In?
Aldactone is available as tablets in the dosage forms of 25 mg and 100 mg in the bottles of 100 tablets. The generic equivalent of Aldactone (spironolactone) is also available in the dosage forms of 25 mg and 100 mg in the packaging of 100 tablets.
What Is Aldactone Used For?
Aldactone is a diuretic and belongs to the class of drugs known as aldosterone receptor antagonists. It is used for the treatment of high blood pressure and fluid retention (edema) caused due to various conditions including heart disease, cirrhosis of the liver and nephrotic syndrome. It is also used for the treatment of hyperaldosteronism (when the body produces too much aldosterone, a naturally occurring hormone) and low potassium levels in the blood. It acts by eliminating unnecessary water and sodium from the body, however, reduces the loss of potassium from the body. This medicine does not control high blood pressure. It only helps to control it. Hence, do not stop taking Aldactone without first talking to your doctor.
What Are The Possible Side Effects Of Aldactone?
Some of the common side effects that can occur after taking Aldactone include constipation, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, decreased appetite, stomach upset, indigestion, dryness of mouth, abdominal pain, dizziness, pins and needles in your fingers, numbness, drowsiness, low blood pressure while standing, hypersensitivity reactions, muscle cramps and spasms, weakness, restlessness, reduced libido, breast discomfort, missed menstrual periods, bleeding under skin, rashes, red patches on skin, thirst, frequent urination and tiredness. Some of the serious side effects of this medication include increased levels of potassium in blood, kidney and liver disorders, increased blood sugar, electrolyte imbalance, decreased platelets and white blood cell count, anemia and inflammation of the pancreas. These are not all the possible side effects of Aldactone. In case of any unexpected effect, contact your healthcare professional right away.
Are there any Precautions and Drug interactions for Aldactone?
Aldactone may cause dizziness, light-headedness, and fainting, especially after the first dose or when the dose is increased. Do not drive or operate heavy machinery until you know how this medication affects you. Alcohol can add to the drowsiness caused by this medication.
Avoid potassium-containing salt substitutes. Limit your intake of potassium-rich foods (such as bananas, prunes, raisins, and orange juice). Ask your doctor for advice on how much of these foods you may have.
Do not take Aldactone if you are
• Are allergic to spironolactone or hydrochlorothiazide or any other non-medicinal ingredients in Aldactone
• Have difficulty in urinating or produce no urine
• Have kidney disease or Addison’s disease
• Have high levels of potassium in your blood
• Are pregnant or planning to become pregnant
• Are breastfeeding. Aldactone passes into breast milk
• Are taking heparin used to prevent blood clotting
This medication should not be given to patients under 18 years of age.
Before taking Aldactone, inform your doctor if you:
• Have diabetes, liver or kidney disease
• Had or have gout
• Are pregnant or planning to become pregnant. If you become pregnant while taking Aldactone, consult your doctor immediately
• Are a man and develop tender or enlarged breast tissue
If you see a different doctor, inform him or her that you are using Aldactone.
You should always tell your health care professional about any medications that you have been taking or are going to take including prescription and non-prescription drugs, vitamins and herbal supplements.
Medicines that can interact with Aldactone include:
• Alcohol, barbiturates (sleeping pills), or narcotics (strong pain medications).
• Corticosteroids used to treat joint pain and swelling
• Digoxin, a heart medication
• Drugs that cause hyperkalemia (high levels of potassium in the blood)
• Lithium used to treat bipolar disorder
• Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), use to reduce pain and swelling such as aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, and celecoxib
• Other blood pressure lowering drugs, including diuretics, Angiotensin Receptor Blockers (ARBs) and Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitors
Aldactone Storage and Safety Information
The drug should be stored at a room temperature between 15°C to 25°C protected from heat and moisture. It should be kept out of the reach and sight of children.
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