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ALDACTIDE 25MG/25MG TABLET

Prescription Required
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

ALDACTIDE 25MG/25MG TABLET is a combination medicine used in the treatment of hypertension (high blood pressure). It works by relaxing the blood vessels and making the heart more efficient at pumping blood throughout the body. It also removes extra water and certain electrolytes from the body.

It is advised to take ALDACTIDE 25MG/25MG TABLET with food at a fixed time each day to maintain consistent levels of medicine in the blood. In case you have missed any doses, take it as soon as you remember it. Never skip any doses and finish a full course of treatment even if you feel better. It is important that this medication is not stopped suddenly without talking to the doctor as it may worsen your symptoms.

It may cause side effects like diarrhea, upset stomach, electrolyte imbalance, breast enlargement in males, and impotence as common side effects.  If these or other side effects do not go away or get worse, tell your doctor. You may be asked for regular monitoring of kidney function, blood pressure, and electrolytes level while taking this medicine.

Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you have any liver or kidney disease. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant. You should also let your healthcare team know all other medicines you are taking as they may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

Uses of Aldactide Tablet

Benefits of Aldactide Tablet

In Hypertension (high blood pressure)

ALDACTIDE 25MG/25MG TABLET relaxes the blood vessels so that blood can flow more easily around your body. It also increases urine output. This lowers your blood pressure and reduces your risk of having a stroke, a heart attack, or kidney problems in the future. You do not usually feel any direct benefit from taking this medicine, but it works in the long term to keep you well. You should take it regularly as prescribed for this medicine to be most effective, even if you feel better.

Side effects of Aldactide Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Aldactide

  • Diarrhea
  • Upset stomach
  • Electrolyte imbalance
  • Breast enlargement in male
  • Increased blood uric acid
  • Increased blood lipid level
  • Glucose intolerance
  • Impotence
  • Irregular menstrual cycle

How to use Aldactide Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. ALDACTIDE 25MG/25MG TABLET is to be taken with food.

How Aldactide Tablet works

ALDACTIDE 25MG/25MG TABLET is a combination of two diuretics: Spironolactone and Hydroflumethiazide. They work by removing extra water and certain electrolytes from the body through urine. Over time, hydroflumethiazide also relaxes blood vessels but causes potassium loss. Spironolactone is added as it conserves potassium, thereby balancing its levels in the body.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with ALDACTIDE 25MG/25MG TABLET.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
ALDACTIDE 25MG/25MG TABLET may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
ALDACTIDE 25MG/25MG TABLET is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
ALDACTIDE 25MG/25MG TABLET may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
ALDACTIDE 25MG/25MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of ALDACTIDE 25MG/25MG TABLET may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of ALDACTIDE 25MG/25MG TABLET is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of ALDACTIDE 25MG/25MG TABLET in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
CARDIAC

Patient Concerns

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I am a patient of hypertension
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatry
Hypertension is clinal condition of high blood pressure. Please see a physician.
Some times I had lot of hypertension
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatry
Hypertension is clinically high blood pressure. Persistent high arterial blood pressure above 120/80 mm HG is termed as pre-hypertension or hypertension, but the point to be emphasized is that this rise in blood pressure is persistent. Transient increase in BP occurs in stress and anxiety and needs to be treated accordingly.
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References

  1. Spironolactone + Hydroflumethiazide. Sandwich, Kent: Pfizer Limited; 2002 [revised Jun. 2008]. [Accessed 29 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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Country of Origin: India

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