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Lasilactone 50 MG Tablet 10

Lasilactone 50 MG Tablet 10

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    Uses :

    Spironolactone Spironolactone uses include the treatment of hyperaldosteronism (high aldosterone levels), hypokalemia (low potassium levels). It is prescribed as a medicine for heart related problems, and in edema treatment in the heart failure, liver disease, or kidney disease. It is also used as a drug to treat high blood pressure. Furosemide Furosemide is used for the treatment of hypertension and the treatment of edema that may occur in conditions such as congestive heart failure, kidney failure, and liver disease.

    Mode of drug action


    Spironolactone Spironolactone belongs to the class of drugs called aldosterone receptor antagonists. It is also called water pill, because it is a potassium sparing diuretic. It prevents the body from absorbing too much of salts and thereby keeps the body’s potassium levels in a balanced state. Furosemide Furosemide is a loop diuretic. It works by inhibiting the absorption of sodium and potassium in the kidney causing an increase in the urine output. Thus, eliminating the extra fluids from the body reduces the blood pressure and treats edema.

    What are the common side effects?

    Spironolactone Spironolactone side effects include abdominal pain, bloody diarrhea, breast tenderness, impotence, bloating, irregular periods, excessive thirst, and hoarseness of voice, dry mouth, and restlessness. Furosemide The side effects of furosemide include dry mouth, muscle cramps, increased thirst, diarrhea, constipation, stomach cramping, nausea or vomiting, vertigo, dizziness, hearing loss, shortness of breath, headache, itching or rash, and blurred vision.

    Warning

    Pregnancy: Unsafe Breast feeding: Safe under medical guidance Alcohol: Unsafe Kidney dysfunction: Caution required Liver dysfunction: Caution required

    Special precautions for safe use

    • Medicine Lasilactone can cause dizziness and drowsiness. So, better avoid activities which require alertness.

    • Inform the doctor in case of any history of liver disease or heart disease before using Lasilactone.

    • The Lasilactone drug should not be used if the patient is allergic to it.

    • An immediate medical care is required if the patient experiences symptoms such as muscle weakness, red or dark colored stools, or any changes in the skin.

    • Avoid drinking alcohol with Lasilactone tablet as it may cause dizziness, fainting and light-headedness.

    • Spironolactone can pass through the breast milk and may harm the baby. Therefore, Lasilactone should be avoided during lactation.

    • Lasilactone is a strong ‘waterpill’. It removes excess water from the body and causes dry mouth and muscle cramps. So drink adequate amount of water while you are on Lasilactone medication therapy.

    What else should I know?

    1. Do I lose my hair when on the spironolactone medication? No. Taking spironolactone may cause increased hair growth as a side effect.

    2. Can I buy spironolactone as an OTC drug? No. Spironolactone is a prescription drug. A doctor’s prescription is required to get the drug.

    3. Do I reduce my breast size due to the use of spironolactone? No, probably breast enlargement is the side effect of the drug.

    4. What are the signs and symptoms of overdose? The signs of overdose include irregular heartbeat, nervousness, tingling in the hands and feet.

    5. Do I gain weight due to spironolactone use? Yes, weight gain is a common side effect of spironolactone.

    Furosemide

    1. Do I need to take potassium supplements while on furosemide therapy? Furosemide causes frequent urination which leads to low potassium levels. You can take potassium and salt supplements to counteract the effects of furosemide by consulting your doctor.

    2. How often should I take the drug? Usually, furosemide is taken only once in a day. Your doctor decides the frequency and dosage based on the severity of the condition.

    3. Can furosemide tablet be used for fluid retention associated with kidney failure? Yes. Furosemide is used to treat fluid retention in the patients with kidney failure. You must take the drug only when instructed by the physician.

    4. What happens in case of an overdose? Overdose of furosemide may lead to irreversible hearing loss. So, you must take the drug as recommended by the doctor.

    5. Can I take telmisartan along with furosemide? Use of telmisartan with furosemide may cause severe hypotension and deteriorate kidney function. You must discuss with your doctor before taking any other medications

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