Aldactone


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Synonyms for Aldactone

a synthetic corticosteroid (trade name Aldactone) used to treat hypertension

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It improves survival in advanced heart failure (Randomised Aldactone Evaluation Study).
26,27) The RALES (Randomized Aldactone Evaluation Study) trial randomized chronic NYHA class III/IV HF patients with an EF <35% to spironolactone or placebo.
That includes those who take medications that hinder potassium excretion (like the diuretics Aldactone, Midamor, and Dyrenium) and those--especially diabetics--who have impaired kidney function.
Pitt B, Zannad F, Remme WJ, Cody R, Castaigne A, Perez A, Palensky J, Wittes J; Randomized Aldactone Evaluation Study investigators.
Commonly used diuretics include hydrochlorothiazide, Lasix, Dyazide, and Aldactone.
By dilating blood vessels and easing the heart's workload, these drugs (along with diuretics) became the standard treatment for CHF--and Aldactone was relegated to the museum of ancient remedies.
In android-shaped women with very high levels of males hormones, prescribed drugs are an oestrogenic contraceptive pill, Aldactone or Androcur.
Bayer's novel mineralocorticoid antagonist, finerenone has the potential to capitalize on this unmet need as it is predicted to have renal sparing effects compared to spironolactone (Pfizer's Aldactone, generics) and eplerenone (Pfizer's Inspra, generics).
5 mg risperidone per day, 3 mg lorazepam per day, omeprazole, dietary supplements ofConjointin (glucosamine), zinc, biotin, folate, bisoprolol, and aldactone.
She was, however, on 13 outpatient medications: Lantus, Singulair, aspirin, Niferex, Toprol, Lasix, Zestril, Lipitor, propoxyphene, Aldactone, Plavix, Prilosec, and Cardizem, as well as home oxygen.
Aldactone (spironolactone) blocks a hormone called aldosterone that contributes to heart damage.
Limitation of excessive extracellular matrix turnover may contribute to survival benefit of spironolactone therapy in patients with congestive heart failure: insights from the randomized aldactone evaluation study (RALES).