What are the Indications of Spironolactone (Aldactone)?
What are the Actions of Spironolactone (Aldactone)?
Inhibits sodium reabsorption while sparing potassium and hydrogen
What is the Therapeutic Class of Spironolactone (Aldactone)?
What is the Pharmacologic Class of Spironolactone (Aldactone)?
Potassium sparing diuretics
What are the Nursing Considerations of Spironolactone (Aldactone)?
Contraindicated with hyperkalemia
Monitor intake and output
Monitor blood pressure
Monitor potassium levels and renal panel
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