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Aldactone T 5mg Tablet_92361
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Aldactone T 5mg Tablet

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Salt Composition : Spironolactone,torasemide

Manufacturer : RPG LIFE SCIENCES LTD

Origin of Medicine : India

MRP: 60.7
Price :52
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Introduction to Aldactone T 5mg Tablet

Aldactone T 5mg tablet contains the active constituent spironolactone and Torasemide which belongs to the class of aldosterone receptor antagonists and loop diuretics. These drugs are mainly used in the treatment of heart failure and in hypertension (patients with high blood pressure). It is also used to treat low potassium levels in the body which is otherwise known as hypokalemia and reduces the swelling (edema in the body).

This medication is taken as per the advice of the doctor. It can be taken in the morning in order to avoid frequent urination during night times. It’s important to take this medicine with food at the same time every day. You should not stop taking this medication when you feel better because it can cause the condition worse. If you are taking this medication for high blood pressure along with medication you have to follow lifestyle changes like exercising regularly and a low salt diet to increase the effectiveness of this medicine. Avoid consumption of alcohol as it increases the side effects of this medication

The common side effects of this medicine are nausea, vomiting, dizziness, swelling. Tenderness of breasts is common in both men and women. Before you start this medication, discuss the kidney, heart and liver diseases that you have had for a longer period of time. Tell about all the medications you are taking for different diseases and inform your doctor about your pregnancy or if you are planning for pregnancy and if you are a breastfeeding mother because it can cause harmful effects and birth defects in a developing child. Blood pressure and potassium levels should be checked regularly and kidney function tests should be monitored while taking this medication.


Uses of Aldactone T 5mg Tablet

Aldactone T 5mg tablet has been indicated for treating:

  • Edema
  • Hypertension
  • Heart failure
  • Low potassium levels

Therapeutic Effects of Aldactone T 5mg Tablet

This drug works by blocking the action of aldosterone, a hormone that regulates salt and water balance in the body. By blocking aldosterone, spironolactone reduces the amount of sodium and water reabsorbed by the kidneys, which helps to decrease fluid retention and lower blood pressure. The other drug works by increasing the excretion of water and electrolytes from the kidneys, which helps to reduce excess fluid buildup in the body.


Interaction of Aldactone T 5mg Tablet with other drugs

Inform your doctor about any prescribed medications, over-the-counter medicines, nutritional or vitamin supplements, and herbal products that you take or have taken before the treatment. Certain medications may interact with Aldactone T 5mg tablet and can cause potential side effects.


More Information about Aldactone T 5mg Tablet

  • Store away from light & moisture and maintain the temperature below 30ºc
  • Keep out of sight and reach of children.

How to consume Aldactone T 5mg Tablet

This medication is taken as per the advice of the doctor. It can be taken in the morning in order to avoid frequent urination during night times. Take Aldactone T 5mg tablet at the same time every day. Avoid breaking or chewing the tablet. Instead, swallow it whole with a glass of water.


Safety Advices for Aldactone T 5mg Tablet

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Pregnancy

  

 It is unsafe to use Aldactone T 5mg tablet in pregnancy because it causes harmful effects on the developing baby.

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Breast Feeding

  

Limited data is available to use Aldactone T 5mg tablet in lactating or breastfeeding mothers. Consult your doctor before starting this medication.

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Lungs

  

It is unknown whether Aldactone T 5mg tablet can be given to patients with lung problems. Please consult your doctor for more advice.

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Liver

  

Aldactone T 5mg tablet is used with caution in patients with liver disorders. Alteration of the dose is required for patients with liver disorders. Inform your doctor before starting this medication.

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Alcohol

  

 It is unsafe to use Aldactone T 5mg tablet during alcohol consumption as it causes a decrease in alertness.

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Driving

  

It is unsafe to use Aldactone T 5mg tablet on driving because it causes a lack of concentration and dizziness.


Side Effects of Aldactone T 5mg Tablet

Side effects are unwanted symptoms caused by medicines. Even though all medications cause side effects, not everyone gets them. 

Serious

  • Skin rash
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Breast pain

Common

  • Stomach pain
  • headache
  • nausea and vomiting
  • dizziness
  • leg cramps
  • hair loss
  • increase in creatinine levels in the blood

Word of Advice

It is suggested to tell your doctor if you have any history of allergic reactions to avoid life-threatening complications. Take Aldactone T 5mg tablet in the morning time as it causes frequent urination. Tell your doctor before the treatment commencement if you are pregnant or having heart, liver, kidney, or uterine problems, and inform them about the medication that you are taking for different diseases as it may affect or affect other medications. While using this medication, kidney function tests should be monitored regularly. Blood pressure and potassium levels should be checked regularly.


FAQs

Q 1. Is Aldactone T 5mg tablet a steroid?

Yes. Aldactone T 5mg tablet is a steroid that has estrogen-like effects on the effects of hormones aldosterone and testosterone and it can also cause side effects like tenderness in breasts for both men and women.

Q 2. Is Aldactone T 5mg tablet harmful for kidneys?

Aldactone T 5mg tablet can worsen the condition in patients with low salt content in their body and in patients who take other medications for blood pressure. So, consult your doctor before using this medication.

Q 3. Can Aldactone T 5mg tablet cause an increase in breast size?

Yes, Aldactone T 5mg tablet causes an increase in breast size in both females and males because it is the anti-androgenic hormone that inhibits the function of testosterone. It has estrogen effects which is the reason for the enlargement of the breast when it is used for a longer period of time.

Q 4. What does Aldactone T 5mg tablet do to hormones?

Aldactone T 5mg tablet blocks the action of aldosterone which is the hormone released by the pituitary gland. As it causes decreased fluid and electrolyte balance it can lead to sodium retention which leads to high blood pressure and heart diseases.

Q 5. Does Aldactone T 5mg tablet cause frequent urination?

Yes, the Aldactone T 5mg tablet causes frequent urination as it is a diuretic which is otherwise known as a water pill. It's better to take this medication during the morning time in order to avoid disturbances during sleep at night time.


Fact Box of Aldactone T 5mg Tablet

Molecule name: Spironolactone + Torasemide

Therapeutic class: Anti-diuretics

Pharmacological class: 

1.Spironolactone-Aldosterone receptor antagonists

2.Torasemide-Loop Diuretics

Indications: 

1. Edema

2. Hypertension

3. Heart failure

4. Low potassium levels


References

  1. Aldactone 100 mg film-coated tablets - patient information leaflet (PIL) - (EMC). Available at: https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/product/2898/pil (Accessed: April 5, 2023).
  2. Aldactone - Food and Drug Administration. Available at: https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2008/012151s062lbl.pdf (Accessed: April 5, 2023).
  3. DailyMed - spironolactone- spironolactone tablet, film coated U.S. National Library of Medicine. National Institutes of Health. Available at: https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=a7510768-8a52-4230-6aa0-b0d92d82588f (Accessed: April 5, 2023).
  4. Highlights of prescribing information- Pfizer. Available at: https://labeling.pfizer.com/ShowLabeling.aspx?format=PDF&id=520 (Accessed: April 5, 2023).

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