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Who should not take Aldactone (spironolactone)?

Aldactone (spironolactone) may not be safe for people with kidney disease or liver disease.
Before taking Aldactone, tell your doctor about all of the prescription medications, over-the-counter medications, vitamins and herbal supplements you are taking. Be sure to tell your doctor if you are taking potassium supplements, Midamor (amiloride), Dyrenium (triamterene) or angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors. Tell your doctor about if you are taking narcotic pain medications, lithium, barbiturates, such as phenobarbital, drugs for high blood pressure, diuretics or digoxin drugs, such as Digitek, Lanoxicaps or Lanoxin. Tell your doctor if you take oral steroids.

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