Advertisement

How should I take spironolactone (Aldactone)?

Spironolactone comes as a tablet that's taken orally. Take each dose with a full glass of water. If your stomach becomes upset after taking spironolactone, you may take it with food or milk. Your doctor will determine the correct dosage schedule for you based on your medical condition, so always take it exactly as prescribed, even if you're feeling well.

Continue Learning about Diuretic

Why should diuretics only be used if prescribed by a doctor?
HCA VirginiaHCA Virginia
Diuretics, or water pills, can have a very profound effect on the blood electrolytes, and the total ...
More Answers
What should I know about metolazone before taking it?
Donna Hill Howes, RNDonna Hill Howes, RN
If you have impaired liver function, metolazone may cause hepatic coma. If you are allergic to sulf...
More Answers
What should I know before taking loop diuretics?
Donna Hill Howes, RNDonna Hill Howes, RN
If you have cirrhosis of the liver, you should not take a loop diuretic. If you have an allergy to ...
More Answers
What are loop diuretics for heart failure management?
Donna Hill Howes, RNDonna Hill Howes, RN
Loop diuretics remove sodium and water from the body, acting on a part of the kidney called the Loop...
More Answers

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.