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					Spironolactone

Potassium-sparing diuretic

Essential hypertension, edema, primary aldosteronism, malignant hypertension, hypokalemia

Essential hypertension: 50-100 mg daily in divided doses or as a single dose

Acute renal insufficiency, anuria, hyperkalemia, hypersensitivity

Reduces vascular responsiveness to norepinephrine. NSAID’s

Gynecomastia, agranulocytosis, headache, drowsiness, lethargy, GI disturbances, inability to achieve or maintain erection, irregular menses, amenorrhea, ataxia, postmenopausal bleeding, drug fever

Tab 25 mg, 50 mg, 100 mg


				
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