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Because spironolactone is a prescription medication, your doctor must recommend that you take it. Also, because spironolactone can interact with so many different medications, you should always let your doctor know about all medications or supplements you're taking to reduce the risk for potential interactions or other complications.

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What are some examples of diuretics?
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What are the side effects of diuretics?
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