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Spironolactone

(speer-on-oh-LAK-tone)

Spironolactone (Aldactone) belongs to a class of medicines known as diuretics.

This medication acts on the kidneys to increase the amount of urine that is made and may help raise potassium levels in the body. It removes water from the body and can help treat conditions involving the heart.

It is available as a tablet or your pharmacist may be able to make a liquid.

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Special Instructions

If Your Child Misses a Dose

Possible Side Effects of Medication

Call Your Child's Doctor If:


Last Updated: 11/2013