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Q: Substitute for Spironolactone

Is there any apt substitute for Spironolactone, taken to control hyperaldosteronism and resultant hypokalemia?

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ENVR, Community Member
6/18/09 8:23pm

Inspra (eplerenone) is the alternative with perhaps fewer side effects.

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jaskar, Community Member
7/ 5/10 5:11am

can you substitute lasix with klor con for spironolactone 25mg bid, and what would be the recommended dosage.

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mike, Community Member
1/ 1/12 5:05pm

I have taken Amiloride successfully for a number of years. It works on the Potassium receptors in the kidneys to stop the excretion of K.

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mike, Community Member
1/ 1/12 5:08pm

I have taken Amiloride successfully for a number of years. It works on the Potassium receptors in the kidneys to stop the excretion of K.

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mike, Community Member
1/ 1/12 5:09pm

I have taken Amiloride successfully for a number of years. It works on the Potassium receptors in the kidneys to stop the excretion of K.

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By Mohan, Community Member— Last Modified: 11/22/12, First Published: 06/18/09