FAQs ABOUT ALDOSTIX
What is the use of ALDOSTIX?
ALDOSTIX 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 ALDOSTIX daily?
Take ALDOSTIX as advised by your physician. Your doctor will evaluate your health condition and suggests whether can you take ALDOSTIX every day or not.
What are the possible side effects of ALDOSTIX?
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 ALDOSTIX.
What is the best time to take ALDOSTIX?
It is advisable to take ALDOSTIX in the morning preferably after meals. Avoid taking ALDOSTIX 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 ALDOSTIX.
How long does it take for ALDOSTIX to show the results?
It may take a few weeks for ALDOSTIX to show the results, and so take ALDOSTIX regularly as advised by your physician to see the optimum results.
Can ALDOSTIX cause dizziness?
Yes. ALDOSTIX 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 ALDOSTIX?
Avoid consumption of alcohol while taking ALDOSTIX as it might make you feel dizzy or faint even when you change posture.
Do I have any food restrictions while taking ALDOSTIX?
Avoid foods rich in potassium such as bananas, dry fruits, lentils, dairy products, and salt substitutes containing potassium while taking ALDOSTIX. It is because ALDOSTIX 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 ALDOSTIX?
Yes. ALDOSTIX 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 ALDOSTIX reduce my weight?
ALDOSTIX 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 ALDOSTIX to reduce my postpartum belly?
No. ALDOSTIX is not indicated for use in postpartum women. Do not take ALDOSTIX unless your doctor has prescribed it. It is not advisable to breastfeed while taking ALDOSTIX. Consult your doctor before taking ALDOSTIX.
Can ALDOSTIX 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 ALDOSTIX on my own?
No. ALDOSTIX is a prescription medicine. It should be used only when prescribed by a physician. Do not take ALDOSTIX on your own without consulting your doctor.
Can ALDOSTIX affect sense of hearing?
Yes. Some rare cases of hearing loss have been reported with the use of ALDOSTIX. This condition is often reversible after discontinuing therapy with ALDOSTIX. However, consult your doctor immediately if you experience any disturbances in the sense of hearing.
Can the use of ALDOSTIX cause frequent urination?
Yes. ALDOSTIX 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. ALDOSTIX 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.