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  1. My 24 Hour Blood Pressure Averages for 2003 compared with 2008
    ... medications will be made. I am still on two diuretics. Spironolactone - not the best or most effective diuretic - is good ... is an ARB. I take Lipitor, aspirin, Ramipril, hctz, Spironolactone , Norvasc, Bisoprolol, Nexium, Reglan and metformin...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aspirin Lipitor Metformin Nexium Norvasc Potassium Reglan

  2. Alternatives to HCTZ? (Long)
    ... sparing diuretics, such as Amioloride, Eplerenone, Spironolactone and Triamterene are relatively mild diuretics. For ... side effects some of the others do. I have been on Spironolactone and Hctz for a year and a half. My potassium level ... the edema. This could be partly because my dose of Spironolactone is low, due to a reduced kidney function. I also take...
    ... New game plan: Keep the current meds, add low dose Spironolactone . Lower the K supplement to 40 meq. Wait and watch...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lasix Potassium Norvasc

  3. diuretic not working
    ... though, in addition to my two diuretics, Hctz and Spironolactone . Since the addition of Lasix about two weeks ago,...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Diovan Lasix Potassium

  4. Pressure High--Afraid of Meds
    ... don't use Lasix. I am on two diuretics, Hctz and Spironolactone . They don't do anything for the edema. I just put...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lasix

  5. pottasium supplaments & water pills?
    ... administered with any potassium-sparing diuretic ( Spironolactone , Triamterene, Amiloride or Eplenerone), can result ... an ACE inhibitor, which is potassium-building, and Spironolactone -potassim sparing. I also take Hctz (another diuretic...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Potassium

  6. Help! :)
    ... solution. He didn't have one. I take two diuretics, Spironolactone and Hctz. When the edema gets bad, I get extra diuretic...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Norvasc

  7. Herbal teas?
    ... another potassium-sparing drug to the ACE, such as Spironolactone , in a combined therapy, life-threatening hyperkalemia...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Furosemide Potassium

  8. how long does it take for beta blocker to take effect?
    ... Bisoprolol, is also approved for use in heart failure. Spironolactone , an aldosterone antagonist, is supposed to be helpful...
    ... Bisoprolol, is also approved for use in heart failure. Spironolactone , an aldosterone antagonist, is supposed to be helpful...
    ... in the morning. A CCB, beta blocker, ACE inhibitor, Spironolactone , Hctz, Lipitor, Aspirin, Nexium, Atrovent, Tylenol...
    ... in the morning. A CCB, beta blocker, ACE inhibitor, Spironolactone , Hctz, Lipitor, Aspirin, Nexium, Atrovent, Tylenol ... thing, if I was you, I would separate the CCB and the Spironolactone by at least three hours! Both of them work on the...
    ... meds by an hour, I would separate the CCB and the Spironolactone by at least three hours! Both of them work on the ... much, hardly at all in lower doses. Do you think that Spironolactone , combined with my evening dose of the CCB and ACE...
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  9. Benicar vs Diovan Use??
    ... hyperkalemic. I take an ACE inhibitor as well as Spironolactone , both of which inhibit potassium excretion. My Spiro...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Potassium

  10. hydrochlorot for high systolic pressure
    ... long. Decreased libido:...clonidine, propranolol, spironolactone Impotence: ACE inhibitors, beta blockers, captopril ... pravastatin and simvastatin (cholesterol lowering drugs) spironolactone and thiazide diuretics Impaired ejaculation: clonidine ... , thiazide diuretics Decreased testosterone: spironolactone Impaired fertility: aspirin (chronic use), spironolactone ... eplenerone, felodipine, fosinopril, ramipril, nifedipine, spironolactone , verapamil. I hope this helps somehow. You could...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aspirin Clonidine Enalapril Furosemide Lisinopril Nifedipine Pravastatin Propranolol Simvastatin Verapamil

  11. Diuretics and side effects
    ... caused by my diuretics. I am on two diuretics, Hctz and Spironolactone . Things have been good the last few days I am happy...
    ... Eplenerone) that does not have the same side effects as Spironolactone . As far as I know, drinking water is good for us...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lasix Potassium Toprol

  12. HP Med check
    ... blood pressure control: Ramipril, Bisoprolol, Hctz, Spironolactone and Norvasc. My blood pressure had been on the higher...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Norvasc

  13. What's for lunch, dinner or even breaksfast?
    ... blockers. A combination therapy of ACE inhibitors and spironolactone can result in a life-threatening situation. Glad...
    ... blockers. A combination therapy of ACE inhibitors and spironolactone can result in a life-threatening situation. Hi...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Potassium Cialis

  14. Potassium Chloride K-Tabs?
    ... I am also on 25g of a potassium-sparing diuretic, Spironolactone , which helps a little bit. I can't take a higher dose...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Potassium

  15. Anyone with Pheochromocytoma?
    ... brand name for amlodipine...is the other med he taking Spironolactone (which can also go under the names Aldactone, Novo...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cialis Norvasc Potassium aldactone

  16. Isolated Systolic Hypertension (ISH)
    ... diastolic blood pressure (DBP). It seems that the drug, " spironolactone " helps to counter arterial stiffness, which is the...
    ... side effects. One of the meds should be a diuretic. Spironolactone , eplerenone, ACEs and ARBs have all been shown to ... stiffness and thus blood pressure. I have been on Spironolactone for a year now. The only notable side effect I've ... are affected in a similar manner. On the plus side, Spironolactone helps reverse some of the remodeling and left ventricular...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Isosorbide

  17. Your experience with Diuretics
    ... mentioned it. The potassium-sparing diuretic I am on, Spironolactone , inhibits the action of aldosterone. It promotes the ... potential risks. I feel I benefit from the use of mine. Spironolactone in combination with ACE inhibitor and an ARB for a ... perhaps 12.5mg or 25mg of the Hctz. I am on 25mg of Spironolactone , your dose of the potassium-sparing med is very low...
    ... mentioned it. The potassium-sparing diuretic I am on, Spironolactone , inhibits the action of aldosterone. It promotes the ... potential risks. I feel I benefit from the use of mine. Spironolactone in combination with ACE inhibitor and an ARB for a ... perhaps 12.5mg or 25mg of the Hctz. I am on 25mg of Spironolactone , your dose of the potassium-sparing med is very low...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Potassium Diltiazem

  18. Diuretics & nightly trips to the bathroom
    ... Hello, :) I am on 25mg Spironolactone & 25mg Hctz. I get up to use the bathroom as early...

  19. Side effects of BP meds
    ... the beta blockers, ACE Inhibitors, potassium-sparing Spironolactone and the Hctz for blood pressure, and a few others...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Potassium

  20. My 6 months of lifestyle changes are up..questions.
    ... hydrochlorothiazide, the other a potassium-sparing Spironolactone . I'd suggest to watch your heart rate when you first...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Potassium hydrochlorothiazide

  21. Flowergirl
    ... the moment) Ramipril 20mg, Felodipine 5mg, Hctz 25mg, Spironolactone 25mg, and Bisoprolol 5mg. Plus a few others for other ... Felodipine cannot be decreased or eliminated. The Spironolactone has to stay, too. So does the beta blocker. That only...

  22. A hypertension question
    ... anything else. I am on two diuretics, Hctz 50g and Spironolactone 25g. I take most meds in the morning with 1/2 dose...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Potassium

  23. Beta Blockers: are they doing the job?
    ... greater. You see me complaining about the CCBs or Spironolactone . I guess the benefits of their use in my therapy outweigh...

  24. Blood pressure elevations
    ... the way, the medication I complain so much about ( spironolactone ) is an aldosterone antagonist and used mostly in resistant...
    ... the way, the medication I complain so much about ( spironolactone ) is an aldosterone antagonist and used mostly in resistant...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Advair Nexium hydrochlorothiazide

  25. Flowergirl: Meds and Breathing Problems
    ... what meds you're taking I am on Felodipine, HCTZ, Spironolactone and Ramipril right now (for blood pressure). That...
    ... doctor's attention. I am on Felodipine, HCTZ, Spironolactone and Ramipril right now (for blood pressure). That...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Avapro Cialis Potassium

  26. diovan/Valsartan and chest pain /tachycardia
    ... started on 50mg of HCTZ on top of the regular 25mg Spironolactone , I experienced tachycardia for several days, with...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Avapro Diovan

  27. Effects of antihypertensives on a heart rate
    ... 4 of each pill every day. This on top of the 25mg Spironolactone and 20mg Ramipril. While it won't hurt anything, it...
    ... instead of the potassium sparing meds. I feel that my Spironolactone is doing nothing for me and has very bad side effects...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cialis Potassium

  28. Flowergirl re: diuretics, uric acid, blood tests
    ... 3 in a study of 76 pts with R. HBP added 12.5-50mg Spironolactone along with an ACE or ARB. At 6 wks., there was a...
    ... diuretic. The only diuretic I was put on was the Spironolactone and I am on 20mg Ramipril. Spironalactone- Have ... times it was not. Since people develop tolerance to Spironolactone , it may have stopped working already. I think its...
    ... staying on the 50mg HCTZ, along with the 25'mg of Spironolactone and 20mg Ramipril. He knows I have stopped the CCB...
    ... two meds for the first time ever, a very low dose of Spironolactone and a high dose of Ramipril. Tracking my blood pressure...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aspirin Potassium

  29. Asprin?
    ... interesting facts: Sodium excretion produced by Spironolactone may be DECREASED in the presence of Salicylates. ...
    ... about the increase in sodium retention when using Spironolactone and aspirin a light went off. :D The aspirin might...
    ... normal dose of a diuretic is 25mg of potassium-sparing Spironolactone . To this 50mg of HCTZ was added several days ago ... relatively safe to take? (not factoring in the fact that spironolactone is known to have caused tumors in rats). Thanks...
    ... FlowerGirl, Currently on HCTZ 50 mg., spironolactone , and ramipril? Do I have that right. Firstly, if ... ankles swell with a CCB, then no more CCB's. Why the spironolactone ...did you have low potassium issues in the past? Remeber ... both spironolactone and ramipril are potassium sparing so the very BEST ... problems. If you have no issues with hypokalemia, then spironolactone may be a bad idea. HyPERkalemia is FAR more dangerous...
    ... levels so that seems all well and good so I guess the spironolactone is aok....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aspirin Tylenol Cialis Potassium Cozaar Lasix

  30. Hypertension and a heat wave
    ... Hydrochlorothiazide instead to take with my 25mg of Spironolactone . I was also given bandages for my legs and told to...
    ... think the 50mg dose is too much but wonder how come my Spironolactone dose was so small. I never noticed it until I checked ... the dosages of Spironolactone in the book. Usually much larger doses are prescribed ... diuretics, a loop & hctz. If he insists on a low dose of Spironolactone , I'll make sure to ask WHY. The test I had done...
    Medications also discussed in this post: hydrochlorothiazide

  31. Flowergirl re: titrating labetalol & feet swelling
    ... ask to take both if the doctor insists I remain on Spironolactone . As for going back to work, I'd like to have my...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Diovan Lasix

  32. Side effects of Antihypertensives
    ... Ramipril (ACE) and Felodipine (CCB). I am also on Spironolactone . I need something else with all these to bring the...

  33. Benicar
    ... thinking the whole deal. I was considering trading Spironolactone for hydrochlorothiazide. Now I am not so sure. If...
    Medications also discussed in this post: hydrochlorothiazide

  34. Flowergirl re: b/p?
    ... to be adjusted accordingly. I read somewhere that Spironolactone is not nearly as effective as the others, so why am...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aspirin Cialis Cozaar Potassium

  35. Flowergirl re: stopping Lebetalol
    ... I am on other BP meds, Felodipine, Ramipril and Spironolactone . If I start having problems, I'll just add the alpha...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Diovan Nexium

  36. Tired, tired, tired!!!!
    ... happen to be potassium-sparing diuretics, such as Spironolactone or Amiloride. The downside of using these is that ... effective as thiazides or loop diuretics. I have been on Spironolactone for 5 months now, and my problem is quite the opposite ... inhibitor (Ramipril) which raises potassium levels, Spironolactone , which is potassium-sparing, and Diovan, which is...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Diovan Potassium

  37. Valsartan (Diovan) for Blood Pressure
    ... The potassium issue might be a problem, as I am on Spironolactone (potassium-sparing), and Ramipril (potassium-building...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cozaar Potassium

  38. Weight Gain On BP Meds
    ... gain: Metoprolol (my old one) Labetalol Altace Spironolactone (my drug sheet did not list the weight gain, but a ... website did) Spironolactone "allegedly" caused tumors in lab animals. (This info...
    ... gain: Metoprolol (my old one) Labetalol Altace Spironolactone (my drug sheet did not list the weight gain, but a...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace Metoprolol Toprol

  39. Doc's idea did not work
    ... diuretic was called for (I am on a potassium-sparing Spironolactone and an ACE inhibitor that builds up potassium levels...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Potassium

  40. Potassium question
    ... Hello, I am on a potassium-sparing diruretic, Spironolactone . I also take Ramipril (Altace), an ACE inhibitor,...
    ... pressure medications are potassium-sparing/building. ( Spironolactone , Ramipril, Micardis). -How long does it take for...
    ... pressure medications are potassium-sparing/building. ( Spironolactone , Ramipril, Micardis). -How long does it take for...
    ... To cut to the chase, I think that taking spironolactone and high dose ramipril together is a terrible idea...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace Potassium Lasix

  41. Diuretics
    ... scared me away...primarily the hormonal effects from spironolactone : Breast tenderness in females; clumsiness ; deepening...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Dyazide Furosemide Lasix Potassium

  42. Low Potassium and Hypertension
    ... Have you HAD the surgery? If not, are you taking spironolactone ? Anyhoo, I agree that: No one on a good diet should...
    ... Have you HAD the surgery? If not, are you taking spironolactone ? Lenin I am waiting for the surgery to be scheduled ... and no, I am not on spironolactone , that was one of the meds my primary doc made me try...
    ... back in the late '70's. So you REALLY liked that spironolactone , eh? :D des, I find that an EXCESS of water...
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  43. New to High BP - Lisinopril

  44. Aldactone vs. Lasix
    ... You DON'T want spironolactone , Mike. First off the warning: "Tumorogenic in rats...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lasix Potassium

  45. What can I take for aches/pains? (Lisinopril)
    ... with the Aleve (naproxen)...I like it too. BUT: SPIRONOLACTONE (in Spironolactone and Hydrochlorothiazide) may interact ... LISINOPRIL (in Lisinopril and Hydrochlorothiazide) Spironolactone and lisinopril may prevent excess potassium from being ... elevated blood level of potassium may result when spironolactone is taken with lisinopril, especially when nutritional...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lisinopril Naproxen Potassium hydrochlorothiazide aleve

  46. VERAPAMIL...your experience
    ... in the side effects...that's why I won't consider spironolactone . I'm too vain abput my physique to toalerate any possibilit...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nifedipine Verapamil

  47. Need a question answered about my BP
    ... recommends these three alternative diuretics: amiloride, spironolactone , triamterene. Medscape recommends these: Loop...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Bumex Furosemide Lasix Potassium

  48. 4 meds - what to do next
    ... sparing diuretics, like amiloride HCl (Midamor et al), spironolactone (Aldactone, and others), or triamterene (Dyrenium...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atenolol Potassium aldactone

  49. Can't get my bp down
    ... polycystic ovarian syndrome and my diuretic was changed to spironolactone 25mg. When I was on maxzide I had to go to the bathroom...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lisinopril Maxzide

  50. I feel so lost and alone....new here and scared...
    ... that might be tailor made for you, you might consider spironolactone (Aldactone I believe is the brand name.) I'ts both...
    Medications also discussed in this post: aldactone

  51. Hydocholrot and Menstrual cycle
    ... sparing HCTZ, (a combo of hydrochlorthiazide with spironolactone or triamterine), these drugs have been reported to...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Norvasc Potassium

  52. How much is too much Potassium???

  53. New with Low blood pressure
    ... came about 6 months ago, when I was on a drug called Spironolactone . Spironolactone is a diuretic, which is commonly...
    ... any medications at all at the moment. I was only on Spironolactone for 6 weeks 4 months ago, so that is not the cause...
    ... I'm going to try the panty hose. I'm no longer on Spironolactone ; in fact, I was on it for only a little while months...

  54. Spirolactone and headaches
    ... are posting on the high/low blood pressure board, spironolactone is a medication primarily used in the treatment of...

  55. Question about "No-Salt" (potassium chloride)?
    ... disturbance, or are on a potassium sparing diuretic like spironolactone . There are other drugs that contraindicate using additional...
    ... such as triamterene (Dyrenium, Dyazide, Maxzide), spironolactone (Aldactone, Aldactazide), and amiloride (Midamor,...
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  56. Another BP Med
    ... potassium levels, has anyone tried something like Spironolactone (a potassium sparing diuretic) with you? Just a thought...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Potassium

  57. Norvasc???
    ... left adrenal was removed to control it. She takes Spironolactone , Norvasc, and Mini Press now but did take Minoxidil...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atenolol Norvasc

  58. Diuretics Drain my Potassium

  59. Zuzu. . .what do you know about Spironolactone?
    ... hypertension before being diagnosed with CHF? SPIRONOLACTONE is rarely the first line of therapy for hypertension ... available that have fewer side effects. However, they give spironolactone to patients who cannot be treated adequately with...
    ... an occult tumor causing increased aldosterone. SPIRONOLACTONE is rarely the first line of therapy for hypertension ... available that have fewer side effects. However, they give spironolactone to patients who cannot be treated adequately with ... before I started diuretics!). It's coming right up on Spironolactone . Thanks for the information on Spironolactone,...
    ... things are quite as noticable now, but I've been on spironolactone for only about a month and maybe I'm imagining it ... were asking about feeling especially "feminine" on spironolactone ? I am also on Imdur and Diovan, but nothing else ... has affected my fever or sleeping patterns like Spironolactone . Let me know if I understood you correctly on ... the "feminizing" features of spironolactone . Hugs, Pam...
    ... hypertension before being diagnosed with CHF? SPIRONOLACTONE is rarely the first line of therapy for hypertension ... available that have fewer side effects. However, they give spironolactone to patients who cannot be treated adequately with ... ..excess serum potassium). zuzu xxx zuzu8, spironolactone is a firstline drug for congestive heart failure based...
    ... or the Imdur? I wonder why they never tried me on spironolactone until my heart was in such bad shape. Nothing else...
    ... Pam, I just saw where you asked about the Spironolactone and why it is not perscribed more often. My daughter ... takes numerous other meds but if you take away the spironolactone she goes out of control to the point that she is in ... possible that your BP will continue to rise on the Spironolactone even if it is PA. My daughters did. It depends on...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Potassium Diovan Imdur

  60. Dyazide & Norvasc Increase My Glucose
    ... 512487.html[/url] Following the RALES trial of spironolactone for heart failure, Aldosterone elevation was for the...