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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Regardless of galectin-3 plasma concentration, patients receiving spironolactone did not have a better prognosis than those not on spironolactone in either TIME-CHF or GISSI-HF.
Effects of spironolactone on atrial structural remodelling in a canine model of atrial fibrillation produced by prolonged atrial pacing.
Time-to-event analysis, adjusting for potential risk factors, provided no evidence of an increased incidence of breast cancer in patients exposed to spironolactone (hazard ratio 0.99, 95% confidence interval 0.87 - 1.12).
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However, among responders to escitalopram it took a mean of 16.0 days for those in the fludrocortisone group to respond, significantly faster than the 22.6 days in the spironolactone group and 22.2 days among those on placebo.
Treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome with spironolactone plus licorice.
Spironolactone belongs to the group of medicines known as diuretics, which are also known as water tablets.
Spironolactone 50-100 mg is recommended for women who aren't candidates for OCs and have failed conservative treatments.
Spironolactone is chiefly used as a diuretic to treat congestive heart failure or high blood pressure.
Spironolactone is available from various manufacturers in generic form.
About 10 percent of the men getting spironolactone in the study reported breast pain and swelling, but the drug had few other side effects.