What is spironolactone tab 25 mg used for?
Spironolactone is used in combination with other medicines to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) and heart failure. Lowering blood pressure can reduce the risk of strokes and heart attacks. Spironolactone is also used to lessen the need for hospitalization for heart failure.
What are the numbers on spironolactone?
AMN05110: This medicine is a white, round, film-coated, tablet imprinted with “AN 511”. AMN05150: This medicine is a beige, round, scored, film-coated, tablet imprinted with “AN 515”. AMN06140: This medicine is a yellow, round, scored, film-coated, tablet imprinted with “AN 514”.
What are the side effects of spironolactone 25 mg?
Drowsiness, dizziness, lightheadedness, stomach upset, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, or headache may occur. To minimize lightheadedness, get up slowly when rising from a seated or lying position. If any of these effects last or get worse, notify your doctor or pharmacist promptly.
Do you lose weight on spironolactone?
Because of its unique effects, spironolactone has a wide variety of FDA-approved and off-label uses. There is no evidence that spironolactone works specifically for weight loss. But spironolactone might help reduce weight that’s related to fluid retention, especially in women with bloating and swelling due to PMS.
How quickly does spironolactone work?
Like most oral medications, Spironolactone takes several weeks to take effect within the body. Those new to the drug would need 6-8 weeks of consistent use for the medicine to begin working within the body. Unlike Accutane, Spironolactone will only provide benefits while the patient is actively using it.
Is 25mg of spironolactone safe?
Adults should never take more than 400 mg of spironolactone per day or give more than 100 mg per day to children. Too much spironolactone can cause a drop in blood pressure from sitting to standing (postural hypotension), which can cause dizziness, lightheadedness, or fainting.
Does spironolactone come in 25 mg?
Each tablet contains 25mg Spironolactone. Each tablet contains 107.60mg lactose. For the full list of excipients, see section 6.1.
Does spironolactone help hair growth?
Spironolactone slows down the production of androgens. These are male sex hormones, including testosterone. Reduced production of androgens can slow down the progression of hair loss caused by androgenic alopecia. It can also encourage hair to regrow.
How long does it take for spironolactone 25 mg to work?
Spironolactone takes a while to start working for hair loss, so don’t be discouraged if you don’t see improvement right away. Most people need to take it for at least six months before they start seeing results. Others might not notice any benefits until they’ve taken it for at least a year.
Can you eat bananas if you take spironolactone?
Avoid taking salt substitutes that contain potassium or potassium supplements while taking spironolactone. Try to avoid foods high in potassium (such as avocados, bananas, coconut water, spinach, and sweet potato) because eating these foods may lead to potentially fatal hyperkalemia (high blood potassium levels).
Does 25 mg spironolactone work for hair loss?