I have been on 25mg for high blood pressure for 5 days. I am experiencing abdominal pain just above my belly button. It seems to get more intense every day. Anyone else? How long do side effects usually last? Pain is becoming uncomfortable :(
Yes, stomach cramping is common side effect of spironolactone.
Do you take it with a meal? Try taking it with food as this may help the cramping. If the pain in intolerable see your doctor again. Spirinolactone may not be right for you.
- Spironolactone Information for Consumers
- Spironolactone Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Spironolactone (detailed)
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