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Who Should Avoid Spironolactone?

Who Should Not Take Spironolactone?

You should not take spironolactone if:
 
  • You are allergic to spironolactone, Aldactone, or any inactive component used to make the medication. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of inactive ingredients.
     
  • You have very severe kidney disease, including acute kidney failure (renal failure).
     
  • You are not producing any urine (called "anuria").
     
  • You have high potassium levels (hyperkalemia).
  • You are taking eplerenone (Inspra®).
 

A Summary of Spironolactone Warnings and Precautions

There are a number of situations in which spironolactone should not be taken, as well as a number of warnings and precautions people should be aware of before starting the medication. However, it is possible that not all the warnings or precautions for spironolactone were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the spironolactone warnings and precautions that may apply to you.
 
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