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It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Verospiron.
Verospiron may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the develop... View More
Verospiron is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not... View More
Verospiron may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Verospiron should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Verospiron may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of ... View More
There is limited information available on the use of Verospiron in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Verospiron is a medicine known as a diuretic (water pill). It is mainly used in the treatment of heart failure and high blood pressure. It reduces the s... View More
Uses of Verospiron
- Hypertension (high blood pressure)
Side effects of Verospiron
- Leg cramps
- Breast enlargement in male
- Increased creatinine level in blood
How to use Verospiron
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Verospiron is to be taken ... View More
How Verospiron works
Verospiron is a potassium-sparing diuretic. It lowers blood pressure and swelling by removing the extra water and electrolytes from the body without los... View More
What if you forget to take Verospiron?
If you miss a dose of Verospiron, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to you... View More
- It can make you feel dizzy for the first few days. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how Verospiron affects you.
- It may increase the level of potassium in your blood. Avoid taking potassium supplements and potassium-rich foods such as banana and broccoli.
- Your doctor will regularly check your kidney function and the amount of potassium in your blood while you are on this medicine.
- Notify your doctor if you experience dizziness, diarrhea, vomiting, fast or irregular heartbeat, swelling in feet, or difficulty breathing.
- Verospiron may cause breast pain/swelling, irregular periods (women), or trouble with sexual performance.
- Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.
Oedema, Hirsutism, Hypertension, Hepatic cirrhosis w/ ascites and oedema, Hyperaldosteronism, Severe CHF, Hypokalaemia
Should be taken with food.
Oral Oedema Adult: Initially, 100 mg daily, may adjust dose according to response up to 400 mg daily. Hepatic cirrhosis with ascites and oedema Ad... View More
Oral Hepatic cirrhosis with ascites and oedema Child: Initially, 3 mg/kg given in divided doses, may adjust according to response. Diagnosis of pr... View More
Renal impairment CrCl >50 mL/min/1.73 m²: 12.5-25 mg qDay; use maintenance dose of 25 mg qDay or q12hr after 4 weeks of treatment with potassium <5 mEq... View More
Anuria, hyperkalaemia, acute or progressive renal insufficiency. Addison's disease.
Mode of Action
Spironolactone acts on the distal renal tubules as a competitive antagonist of aldosterone. It increases the excretion of sodium chloride and water whil... View More
Patient at risk of developing hyperkalaemia and acidosis, w/ DM. Renal and hepatic impairment. Elderly. Pregnancy and lactation. Patient Counselling Thi... View More
Drowsiness, dizziness, headache, lethargy, leg cramps, GI disturbances (e.g. diarrhoea, cramps), ataxia, mental confusion, rashes, pruritus, alopecia, h... View More
Increased risk of hyperkalaemia w/ other K-sparing diuretics or K supplements, ACE inhibitors, angiotensin II receptor antagonists, trilostane, heparin,... View More
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More