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LACTONE 100 MG TABLET

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Composition FOR LACTONE

Spironolactone(100 mg)

food interaction for LACTONE

alcohol interaction for LACTONE

pregnancy interaction for LACTONE

lactation interaction for LACTONE

medicine interaction for LACTONE

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It is better to take Lactone 100 mg tablet with food.
Spironolactone and alcohol may have additive effects in lowering your blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate.
UNSAFE
Lactone 100 mg tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Lactone 100 mg tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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    Spironolactone(100 mg)

    Uses

    Lactone 100 mg tablet is used in the treatment of increased blood pressure , heart failure, cirrhosis and low potassium

    How it works

    Lactone 100 mg tablet lower the blood pressure and swelling by removing extra water and electrolytes from the body.

    Common side effects

    Nausea, Vomiting, Leg cramps, Dizziness, Drowsiness, Confusion, Breast enlargement in male, Increased creatinine level in blood

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    Expert advice FOR LACTONE

    The medicine  can make you feel dizzy or sleepy. Avoid driving or operating machinery until you know how the medicine affects you.
    Do not use supplements or salt substitutes that are high in potasium. Consult your doctor if you develop any muscle weakness, skin changes, red or black tarry stool. Avoid taking alcohol with this medication as it may cause dizziness, lightheadedness, and fainting when you get up too quickly from a lying position.
    Do not start or continue spironolactone and consult your doctor:
    • If you have kidney disease, Addison’s disease (an adrenal gland disorder), liver disease, heart disease.
    • If you have high levels of potassium in your blood (hyperkalemia).
    • if you are also taking eplerenone or other potassium sparing diuretics.
    • If you have an electrolyte imbalance (such as low levels of magnesium in your blood).
    • if you take an NSAID (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug), cholestyramine, heparin, lithium, heart or blood pressure medication, potassium supplements, steroid medicine, or another diuretic.

    Frequently asked questions FOR LACTONE

    Spironolactone

    Q.

    Is spironolactone an ACE inhibitor/thiazide diuretic/corticosteroid/steroid/ beta blocker?
    No, spironolactone belongs to a class of medications called aldosterone receptor antagonists

    Q.

    Is spironolactone safe?
    Spironolactone is safe, if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

    Q.

    Is spironolactone over the counter drug?
    No, it is available as prescription drug

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    Is spironolactone used for weight control, birth control, for acne, loss of hair?
    No, spironolactone is used in the treatment of failure of heart, resulting in fluid build-up in lungs or other body tissue (congestive cardiac failure), chronic liver disease (hepatic cirrhosis) with accumulation of fluid in peritoneum liver (ascites and edema), malignant ascites, nephrotic syndrome, diagnosis and treatment of primary aldosteronism

    Q.

    What is spironolactone/Dytor plus/Aldactone?
    Spironolactone/Dytor plus/Aldactone belongs to a class of medications called aldosterone receptor antagonists

    Q.

    Can spironolactone/Dytor plus/Aldactone cause cancer, hair loss, depression, insomnia, lower blood pressure, constipation, increase estrogen, weight loss?
    Spironolactone/Dytor plus/Aldactone can causes hair loss, increase estrogen constipation. Always consult your doctor about possible side effects

    Q.

    Can i take spironolactone/Aldactone with ibuprofen/vitamins/ antibiotics/ phentermine/ metformin amoxicillin/ Adderall(amphetamine and dextroamphitamine/ Accutane (isotretinoin)/ Benadryl (diphenhydramine)/ Tylenol (acetaminophen)/ Lasix (furosemide)?
    Indometacin may increase the diuretic effect of spironolactone. Patients should follow doctors advice regarding its use

    Q.

    Does spironolactone affect birth control?
    No, Always consult your doctor about possible effects.

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    Content on this page was last updated on 03 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)