Aldactone is a prescription medication that is used to treat several conditions including high blood pressure, heart failure, fluid retention, and low levels of potassium in the blood. Aldactone contains the potassium-sparing diuretic (water pill) spironolactone. This medication works by preventing your body from absorbing excess salt.
Make sure to always read the patient information and instructions before using this medication. Always follow your doctor’s directions.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist:
You should also know:
Common side effects of Aldactone include but are not limited to:
Get medical help if you have any of the following side effects of spironolactone:
What should I do if I miss a dose of Aldactone?
If you miss a dose of Aldactone, you should take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip your missed dose.
What is the strength of Aldactone
Aldactone and the generic alternative spironolactone are both available in strengths of 25mg, 50mg, and 100mg.