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Spironolactone (Aldactone) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations

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Spironolactone (Aldactone) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations

What is the Generic Name for Aldactone?

spironolactone

What is the Trade Name for spironolactone?

Aldactone

What are the Indications of Spironolactone (Aldactone) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

potassium loss, hypertension, edema, CHF

What are the Actions of Spironolactone (Aldactone) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

inhibits sodium reabsorption while sparing potassium and hydrogen

What is the Therapeutic Class of Spironolactone (Aldactone) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

Diuretics

What is the Pharmacologic Class of Spironolactone (Aldactone) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

potassium sparing diuretics

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Date Published - Dec 14, 2018
Date Modified - Apr 8, 2019

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