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Spironolactone-HCTZ: What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking spironolactone-HCTZ if you have:
  • Liver disease, including cirrhosis
  • Kidney disease or kidney failure
  • Diabetes
  • Addison's disease
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus (lupus or SLE)
  • Gout
  • Fluid or electrolyte problems
  • Any allergies, including allergies to sulfa drugs, foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
Tell your healthcare provider about all other medicines you are currently taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Precautions and Warnings With Spironolactone-HCTZ to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)

Spironolactone-HCTZ Uses

Specific uses of spironolactone-HCTZ include:
o Kidney disease.
(Click What Is Spironolactone-HCTZ Used For? for more information, including possible off-label uses.)
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