Spironolactone (Aldactone) does seem to be keeping my BP under control, but it has significantly raised my heart rate - from the 60's to the high 80's, topping out at 108. Is this why I'm so tired?
I have no problem taking spiro. I just had a major opn on my stomach 4 days ago, and there were no problems reported during surgery. It's supposed to be K sparing, but I'm still needing KCl to keep the leg cramps at bay. It's really surprising how many health care professionals deny hypokalemia exists, and how far they fight you when you request it. So far spiro is one of the only diuretics that works for my BP.
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