FAQs ABOUT ALDACTONE F
What is the use of ALDACTONE F?
ALDACTONE F is a prescription medicine used to treat edema associated with various heart, liver, or kidney problems. It removes excess water accumulated in the body via urine.
Can I take ALDACTONE F daily?
Take ALDACTONE F as advised by your physician. Your doctor will evaluate your health condition and suggests whether can you take ALDACTONE F every day or not.
What are the possible side effects of ALDACTONE F?
The most common side effects of [GBKEYWORD] are headache, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, tiredness, muscle pain and increased urination. It may also cause impotence in men. Consult your doctor if any of the side effect bothers you. Also inform your doctor immediately if you experience irregular heartbeat, joint pain, muscle pain, extreme dizziness or fainting or severe stomach pain after taking ALDACTONE F.
What is the best time to take ALDACTONE F?
It is advisable to take ALDACTONE F in the morning preferably after meals. Avoid taking ALDACTONE F at night as it may make urinate more at night which may affect your sleep. However, consult your doctor regarding the time of administration of ALDACTONE F.
How long does it take for ALDACTONE F to show the results?
It may take a few weeks for ALDACTONE F to show the results, and so take ALDACTONE F regularly as advised by your physician to see the optimum results.
Can ALDACTONE F cause dizziness?
Yes. ALDACTONE F may cause dizziness due to the loss of fluids from the body. To avoid this, keep yourself hydrated by drinking plenty of fluids. Avoid driving or operating any heavy tools or machines if you feel dizzy. Consult your doctor if you experience extreme dizziness.
Can I consume alcohol while taking ALDACTONE F?
Avoid consumption of alcohol while taking ALDACTONE F as it might make you feel dizzy or faint even when you change posture.
Do I have any food restrictions while taking ALDACTONE F?
Avoid foods rich in potassium such as bananas, dry fruits, lentils, dairy products, and salt substitutes containing potassium while taking ALDACTONE F. It is because ALDACTONE F can reabsorb potassium in the kidneys, and so additionally consumption of potassium rich foods or supplements may further increase the levels of potassium in the blood.
Do we need any laboratory investigations while taking ALDACTONE F?
Yes. ALDACTONE F may alter the electrolyte balance in your body, and make you feel tired or dehydrated very easily. To avoid this, your doctor would regularly monitor your serum electrolyte levels and increase or decrease the dose of this medicine accordingly.
Can ALDACTONE F reduce my weight?
ALDACTONE F does not have any impact on reducing your weight. But, due to removal of excess water from the body, you may experience a slight reduction in body weight.
Can I take ALDACTONE F to reduce my postpartum belly?
No. ALDACTONE F is not indicated for use in postpartum women. Do not take ALDACTONE F unless your doctor has prescribed it. It is not advisable to breastfeed while taking ALDACTONE F. Consult your doctor before taking ALDACTONE F.
Can ALDACTONE F cause cancer?
No. Research does not suggest any risk of cancer while taking [GBNEYWORD]. If you are doubtful consult your doctor for advice.
Can I take ALDACTONE F on my own?
No. ALDACTONE F is a prescription medicine. It should be used only when prescribed by a physician. Do not take ALDACTONE F on your own without consulting your doctor.
Can ALDACTONE F affect sense of hearing?
Yes. Some rare cases of hearing loss have been reported with the use of ALDACTONE F. This condition is often reversible after discontinuing therapy with ALDACTONE F. However, consult your doctor immediately if you experience any disturbances in the sense of hearing.
Can the use of ALDACTONE F cause frequent urination?
Yes. ALDACTONE F may cause frequent urination. It tends to excrete the accumulated fluid from the body in the form of urine. As a result, you may experience an increase in tendency to urinate. If this bothers you, contact your doctor.
Can the use of [GNKEYWORD] make me more tired?
Yes. ALDACTONE F may make you feel tired easily because it removes the excess fluids from the body. This reduces your energy levels and make you feel very tired. To avoid this, keep yourself hydrated by drinking plenty of fluids. If you experience extreme tiredness that hinders your daily activities, consult your doctor for advice.