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Synonyms for spironolactone

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

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The use of spironolactone "remains relatively uncommon" compared with oral antibiotics, the researchers pointed out, noting that the 2013 data show that, for every course of spironolactone, there were 2.
Up until now, these patients have been prescribed a pharmacy compounded liquid form of spironolactone.
In our study, we found that 37 (37%) of patients had CRF, 30 (30%) had ARF, and 10 (10%) of patients were ACEI/ ARB [+ or -] spironolactone users.
Pharmaceutical company CMP Pharma reported on Monday the receipt of final approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its New Drug Application (NDA) for CaroSpir, which is the first and only US FDA-approved oral liquid dosage form of the potassium-sparing diuretic spironolactone.
She usually does not choose spironolactone as a first-line drug, "but more often than not this is a drug that is an add-on to other therapies" that have been tried, she said in a video interview with senior reporter Bruce Jancin.
Spironolactone versus placebo, bisoprolol, and doxazosin to determine the optimal treatment for drug-resistant hypertension (PATHWAY-2): a randomised, doubleblind, crossover trial.
Patients with high galectin-3 plasma concentrations had neutral prognosis when receiving spironolactone, whereas patients with low galectin-3 plasma concentrations had worse prognosis when receiving spironolactone (interaction P < 0.
Spironolactone was used primarily as a diuretic and antihypertensive.
Spironolactone, usually used for high blood pressure and heart failure, could help people suffering from osteoarthritis.
They believe that drug called spironolactone offers a cheap and safe way to ease patients' suffering without any dangerous side-effects, the Daily Express reported.
In this paper in the British Medical Journal the authors report on a study that investigates whether exposure to spironolactone treatment affects the risk of incident breast cancer in women over 55 years of age.
In the United States, spironolactone is the only antiandrogen treatment option.
The patient had a history of diabetes mellitus and liver cirrhosis with ascites; he had been taking a potassium-holding diuretic, spironolactone, for 8 months.
For starters, Amneal Pharmaceuticals LLC has received a green light from the FDA to manufacture spironolactone HCI tablets in 25-, 50- and 100-mg strengths.
Conclusions: Our results indicate that although treatments with ACEIs and ARBs are associated with low incidence of postoperative AF in patients with mild and moderate left ventricular systolic dysfunction, treatment with spironolactone is not.