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Spirotic 20mg/50mg Tablet

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Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Spirotic 20mg/50mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines used to reduce excess fluid levels in the body while maintaining the potassium balance. It is used to treat edema (fluid overload) and some cases of hypertension.

Spirotic 20mg/50mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines used to reduce excess fluid levels in the body while maintaining the potassium balance. It is used to treat edema (fluid overload) and some cases of hypertension. It is best to take this medicine in the morning along with food in order to avoid frequent urination at night time. Regular monitoring of kidney function and electrolytes is important while using this medicine. This medicine may produce enlargement of breast in male patients as a side effect but it gets back to normal after the medicine is discontinued. Dizziness may occur as a side effect initially, but this improves with time.

Uses of Spirotic Tablet

Benefits of Spirotic Tablet

In Edema

Edema is caused by your body retaining too much water. Spirotic 20mg/50mg Tablet helps get rid of the extra water and electrolytes from your body by increasing the amount of urine produced. This enables your body to get rid of extra water thereby relieving symptoms such as shortness of breath and swelling in your arms, legs or abdomen. Therefore, you can carry out your daily activities more comfortably. Take Spirotic 20mg/50mg Tablet regularly without skipping any doses. Make appropriate lifestyle changes, like losing weight (if you are overweight), exercise daily and eat a healthy diet to get maximum benefits.

Side effects of Spirotic 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 Spirotic

  • Dehydration
  • Decreased sodium level in blood
  • Breast enlargement in male
  • Decreased magnesium level in blood
  • Decreased calcium level in blood
  • Increased blood uric acid

How to use Spirotic 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. Spirotic 20mg/50mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
Avoid Spirotic 20mg/50mg Tablet with dietary sodium.

How Spirotic Tablet works

Spirotic 20mg/50mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Furosemide and Spironolactone. Furosemide is a diuretic which removes extra water and certain electrolytes from the body through urine. Over time, it also relaxes blood vessels, but causes potassium loss. Spironolactone is also a diuretic which conserves potassium, thereby balancing its levels in the body.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Spirotic 20mg/50mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Spirotic 20mg/50mg 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
Spirotic 20mg/50mg 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
Spirotic 20mg/50mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Spirotic 20mg/50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Spirotic 20mg/50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Spirotic 20mg/50mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Spirotic 20mg/50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Spirotic 20mg/50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • Spirotic 20mg/50mg Tablet helps removes excess water from your body.
  • Take it in the morning with breakfast to avoid getting up at night to urinate.
  • It may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Don't drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • It may cause excessive urine production, dehydration, and low electrolyte levels. Notify your doctor if you experience dizziness, tiredness, or muscle weakness that doesn't go away.
  • Your doctor may regularly monitor your blood pressure, kidney function and the level of salts such as potassium and sodium in your blood while you're taking this medication.

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FAQs

Q. What are the recommended storage conditions for Spirotic 20mg/50mg Tablet?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. What are the contraindications associated with the use of Spirotic 20mg/50mg Tablet?

The use of Spirotic 20mg/50mg Tablet should be avoided in patients with hypersensitivity to furosemide, sulfonylureas or spironolactone or any other ingredient of the product. The use of this medicine should also be avoided in patients with anuria, acute renal insufficiency, hepatic coma and pre-coma, low blood pressure (hypotension), cardiac arrhythmias, patients taking aminoglycosides or cephalosporins, kidney dysfunction due to drugs which cause renal damage, patients with high potassium levels (hyperkalemia), Addison's disease and in children with moderate to severe renal impairment.

Q. What is Spirotic 20mg/50mg Tablet?

Spirotic 20mg/50mg Tablet is a fixed-dose combination of furosemide (a loop diuretic) and spironolactone (an antagonist of aldosterone). Both are diuretics and they help to remove excess fluid from the body. The use of this combination is advised in patients of congestive heart failure (heart failure leading to fluid accumulation in the lung and rest of the body), nephrotic syndrome (a kidney disorder), liver cirrhosis with fluid retention (edema) and swelling of the abdomen (ascites).

Q. Is it safe to use Spirotic 20mg/50mg Tablet?

Yes, Spirotic 20mg/50mg Tablet is safe for most of the patients. However, in some patients it may cause common side effects like dizziness, dehydration, decreased sodium level in blood, breast enlargement in males, decreased magnesium level in blood, decreased calcium level in blood, increased blood uric acid. Inform your doctor if you experience any persistent problem while taking this medicine.

Q. Can the use of Spirotic 20mg/50mg Tablet cause gout?

Yes, Spirotic 20mg/50mg Tablet can cause gout. Spirotic 20mg/50mg Tablet contains furosemide which can increase the blood uric acid levels by increasing its absorption from the kidneys. Increased uric acid levels can cause a gout attack. Inform your doctor if you have hyperuricemia (excess of uric acid in blood) or a history of gout before taking this medicine. Use of Spirotic 20mg/50mg Tablet should be avoided in patients with gout.

Q. Can the use of Spirotic 20mg/50mg Tablet cause dizziness?

Yes, the use of Spirotic 20mg/50mg Tablet can cause dizziness (feeling faint, weak, unsteady or lightheaded) in some patients. If you feel dizzy or lightheaded, it is better to rest for some time and resume once you feel better. Do not drive or use any machines.

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Country of Origin: India

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