spironolactone

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spironolactone

[′spī·rə·nō′lak‚tōn]
(pharmacology)
C24H32O4S A steroid having a lactone ring attached at carbon-17; used as a diuretic.
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The side-effects of aldactone include anti-androgenic effects through the antagonism of dihydrotestosterone at its binding site.
Because of these cardiovascular disorders, he takes multiple medications including metroprodol, lisinopril, aldactone, furosemide, off and on, K+ when taking furosemide, aspirin, isosorbide dinitrate, and nitroglycerin.
Types of diuretics include thiazides, such as Diuril (chlorothiazide) and Esidrex (hydrochlorothiazide); potassium-sparing diuretics, such as Aldactone (spironolactone); and loop diuretics, such as Lasix (furosemide).
Best known products from Morpeth include Aldactone, a cardio-vascular treatment, and Arthrotec, a pain-killer for arthritics.
26,27) The RALES (Randomized Aldactone Evaluation Study) trial randomized chronic NYHA class III/IV HF patients with an EF <35% to spironolactone or placebo.
Aldactone is another medication used in patients with PCOS.
That includes those who take medications that hinder potassium excretion (like the diuretics Aldactone, Midamor, and Dyrenium) and those--especially diabetics--who have impaired kidney function.
Commonly used diuretics include hydrochlorothiazide, Lasix, Dyazide, and Aldactone.
By dilating blood vessels and easing the heart's workload, these drugs (along with diuretics) became the standard treatment for CHF--and Aldactone was relegated to the museum of ancient remedies.
In android-shaped women with very high levels of males hormones, prescribed drugs are an oestrogenic contraceptive pill, Aldactone or Androcur.
s daily medications except his insulin pump therapy and Aldactone.
Spironolactone labored in near obscurity for years, following approval in 1960 as Aldactone, a treatment for primary hyperaldosteronism.