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Spironolactone (Aldactone)

What is the Generic Name for Aldactone?

Spironolactone

What is the Trade Name for Spironolactone?

Aldactone

What are the Indications of Spironolactone (Aldactone)?

  • Potassium loss
  • Hypertension
  • Edema
  • CHF

What are the Actions of Spironolactone (Aldactone)?

Inhibits sodium reabsorption while sparing potassium and hydrogen

What is the Therapeutic Class of Spironolactone (Aldactone)?

Diuretics

What is the Pharmacologic Class of Spironolactone (Aldactone)?

Potassium sparing diuretics

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Date Published - Sep 14, 2015
Date Modified - Jun 21, 2019

Jon Haws RN

Written by Jon Haws RN

Jon Haws RN began his nursing career at a Level I Trauma ICU in DFW working as a code team nurse, charge nurse, and preceptor. Frustrated with the nursing education process, Jon started NRSNG in 2014 with a desire to provide tools and confidence to nursing students around the globe. When he's not busting out content for NRSNG, Jon enjoys spending time with his two kids and wife.