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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Given the importance of judicious use of oral antibiotics to prevent potential complications, increasing the use of concomitant topical retinoids and additional work to identify those patients who would benefit most from alternative agents such as spironolactone, combined oral contraceptive pills, or isotretinoin represent potential opportunities to improve the care of patients with acne," they concluded.
Spironolactone oral suspension is the only FDA-approved oral liquid dosage form of its kind.
According to our study, the most common contributing factors of hyperkalemia are renal failure, ACEI/ ARB, and spironolactone used.
She tends to start with a low dose of spironolactone and the titrate the dose upward, based on side effects, she said at the meeting, provided by Global Academy for Medical Education/Skin Disease Education Foundation.
A 2015 meta-analysis of 15 studies and a total of more than 1200 participants (3 randomized controlled trials [RCTs], one nonrandomized placebo-controlled comparative trial, and 11 single-arm observational studies) demonstrated the effectiveness of the AAs spironolactone and eplerenone on resistant hypertension.
Effects of spironolactone on atrial structural remodelling in a canine model of atrial fibrillation produced by prolonged atrial pacing.
Professor Marion McMurdo, head of ageing and health at Dundee, carried an initial study earlier this year to see if taking 25mg of spironolactone daily for five months helped osteoarthritis sufferers.
The exposed cohort included women who received at least two prescriptions of spironolactone after age 55 years, who were followed up from the first prescription (index date).
Spironolactone is a potassium-holding diuretic used to treat ascites due to liver cirrhosis, and gynecomastia is a well-known side effect of the medication.
Spironolactone HCI is a synthetic 17-lactone renal competitive aldosterone antagonist in the class of drugs known as potassium-sparing diuretics.