What is Spironolactone?

It is a synthetic, steroidal antimineralocorticoid agent with additional antiandrogen and weak progestogen properties, as well as some indirect estrogen and glucocorticoid effects, which is used primarily as a diuretic and antihypertensive, but also for the purpose of reducing elevated or unwanted androgen activity in the body. It acts predominantly as a competitive antagonist of the aldosterone.

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I take spironolactone for low potassium. I usually take one at supper time which is 6:30. Just now I went to take my blood pressure meds and...

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spironolactone is a potasium sparing diuretic ,used in wide variety of conditions.

it is a very safe medication with the average daily dose...

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I AM TAKING HALF OF ONE 25MG OF spironolactone per day and started to have nose bleeds every day and have developed tingling feeling in the tips of...

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Brief Answer:
Nose bleed is due to Spironolactone

Detailed Answer:

You are right.

Spironolactone is associated with nose bleeds and tingling...

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Can Spironolactone affect a woman's sex drive and how long for it to return

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Brief Answer:
it's not supposed to cause that to women

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spironolactone may affect a man's sex drive. It's not supposed to...

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