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Spironolactone - Will weight gain with aldactone usage go away once the body adjusts?

Posted 9 Apr 2014 by Dawn E 13 answers

I have been taking aldactone 50 mg a day for almost 3 months for acne. I have noticed some improvement, however, I thought I would have fewer breakouts. I have noticed that I've almost gained 10 pounds without changing anything in my daily diet and exercise routine? Will the extra pounds be ...

Anybody else having severe joint and muscle pain with Aldactone? I stopped it but it still hurts.

Posted 3 days ago by DreamingRachel 1 answer

I had a recent increase in my psychiatric medication Seroquel and I bloated and swelled which I never did even as a pregnant woman years ago, so I took my spironolactone AKA Aldactone for a week, but by the time I was done and realized my pain was greater than when I started ( I have chronic pain ...

Low blood pressure-106/51--- already on 20 mg Lasix twice daily. extremities including groin area?

Posted 7 Jun 2016 by nrgilpin 1 answer

very puffy-thighs are hard to the touch. I'm saying congestive heart failure... Is an Aldactone once a day together with Lasix going to make the BP too low? Would like to reduce the fluid

My doctor gave me 20mg lasix an told me to take it only when I puffy is that safe to do?

Posted 29 Mar 2016 by marybarton 1 answer

i have been swellen in my ankles an stomach i was on aldactone but not in months. now they give this lasix 20mg to take only when i feel puffy an i want to know if that is safe to take this even though i dont take every day.

Can I use triamterene to replace aldactone?

Posted 31 Mar 2016 by Thomrx 0 answers

Spironolactone and leg cramps?

Posted 28 Nov 2015 by Spirals 0 answers

I've been taking 50mg of Spironolactone for almost 2 weeks now and I've recently started having an aching feeling in my legs near knee/ joint areas. It's not too painful, but still concerns me because I rarely ever have random joint pain. I noticed that leg cramps is listed as a ...

Is the AN 515 brand of spironolactone less effective?

Posted 1 Sep 2015 by LadyVirgo73 0 answers

I have been using the generic brand of Aldactone called Spironolactone for nine years and my pharmacy had changed manufacturers and went from a white 100 MG tablet to a beige type color with imprint "AN 515" 100 mg tablet and found that it is not as effective as what I took before. Has ...

Aldactone - How do I get my dermatologist to prescribe this drug?

Posted 21 Jan 2015 by CcresInDeadHair 1 answer

I am a 30 year old male and I have not had to deal with acne issues since I was in my early teens. I follow a strict skin regimen day and night and I have been using Murad which contains salicylic acid for years and it has always worked and kept my skin healthy. I have vegetable juice for ...

Can I take Ramipril with Aldactone if I add Lasix?

Posted 8 Feb 2015 by Debra_Ruth 1 answer

I have commenced on Aldactone for Conn's Syndrome but I also have Atrial Fibrillation that I take Sotalol for. Since commencing on the Aldactone I have been taken off the Ramipril but I feel very vulnerable and not as protected since stopping the Ramipril. Can I go back on the Ramipril if I ...

Aldactone - how to deal with side effects of dilatrol (carvedilol) ?

Posted 9 Jul 2013 by Nada 2667 1 answer

My dad ,63 years old, started taking dilatrol (carvedilol) 6.25 mg and Aldactone a week ago for hypertension. since then he suffers nausea, vomiting and fatigue. So he visited his doctor again. The GIT symptoms was controlled so far, but the fatigue has lasted till now. he cant even go to ...

Is it alright to take Aldactone with Atenolol?

Posted 21 Nov 2012 by Moonbeamlover 2 answers

Have been on Atenolol for several years, lately slowly stopping lowering BP. Dr gave a prescription for 25mg Aldactone to add to the Atenolol, thinks I need a diuretic, I had an ER trip last year allergic reaction hydrothiozide. I am 69, and happen to be very sensitive to various drugs... Thanks ...

Hi I need help with scheduling my medications?

Posted 31 Dec 2012 1 answer

Female 20 years PCOS I take Metformin 850 mg twice daily Aldactone 100 mg once daily And I strated taking Roaccutane for the acne, I take 30 mg daily Please I need help since I don't know how many hours should I space between them and whether to take them in the morning or at night

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