|Manufacturer:||NZ Supplier manufactures Spirotone/Spiractin.|
|Uses:||The uses of Spirotone/Spiractin include:|
Spironolactone is used to treat certain patients with hyperaldosteronism (the body produces too much aldosterone, a naturally occurring hormone); low potassium levels; and in patients with edema (fluid retention) caused by various conditions, including heart, liver, or kidney disease.
Spironolactone is also used alone or with other medications to treat high blood pressure.
Spironolactone is in a class of medications called aldosterone receptor antagonists. It causes the kidneys to eliminate unneeded water and sodium from the body into the urine, but reduces the loss of potassium from the body.