Spironlactone (25Mg /100Mg tablet)

Active ingredient: Spironlactone
·         Belongs to the group of medicines called diuretics “water” tablets
·         It is indicated to patients with congestive heart failure, spiron helps to lose the extra fluid from your body. Extra fluid is lost as urine hence frequent urination

This medicine can also be used to patients with
Ø  Nephrotic syndrome- a kidney disorder that causes too much fluid in the body.
Ø  Ascites- too much fluid in your abdomen
Ø  Primary aldosteronism – extra fluid in your body caused by too much of a hormone aldosterone
gafacom - spironlactone

ü  If you are hypersensitivity to spiron
ü  If you suffer from anuria (cannot pass urine)
ü  If you suffer from severe kidney disease
ü  If you suffer from hyperkalemia (raised blood potassium level)
ü  If you suffer from Addison’s disease
ü  If you are breast feeding
ü  If you are taking potassium sparing diuretics or potassium supplements
ü  If you are taking eplerenone

ü  If you are pregnant
ü  If you suffer from kidney
ü  If you are taking any other diuretic with this medicine because it may cause low sodium levels in the blood.
ü  This medicine should be taken with food.

ü  Nausea, stomach upset
ü  Confusion, dizziness
ü  Menstrual problems in women
ü  Change in sex drive for both women and men (libido)
ü  Disturbances in body electrolytes
ü  Skin rash, generalized itchiness
ü  Hair loss
ü  General weakness, muscle cramps
ü  Sudden kidney failure

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