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Side effect(s) of Spironolactone

Read the side effects of Spironolactone as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Gastrointestinal - Gastric bleeding, ulceration, stomach inflammation, diarrhea, cramping, nausea and vomiting.

Genitourinary - Breast enlargement in male, absence of menstrual period, painful erection, irregular periods, breast cancer, kidney impairment and postmenopausal bleeding.

Blood - Decrease in blood counts.

Hypersensitivity - Fever, hives, shock, inflammation of veins and skin lesions.

Metabolic - Elevated blood potassium level.

Central Nervous system - Mental confusion, incoordination, headache, drowsiness and lethargy.

Liver - Liver damage.

Other Precautions : * Avoid excess dosage.

Drug Name : Spironolactone

Spironolactone(Aldactone) generic is a potassium-sparing diuretic, prescribed for hyperaldosteronism, low potassium levels, and for edema (fluid retention) caused by various conditions. It works by blocking the hormone aldosterone.
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