Set individually depending on the severity of violations of water-electrolyte metabolism and hormonal status. With edematous syndrome - 100-200 mg / day (less often - 300 mg / day) in 2-3 doses (usually in combination with a "loop" or / and thiazide diuretic) daily for 14-21 days. Dose adjustment should be carried out taking into account the values of the concentration of potassium in the plasma. If necessary, the courses are repeated every 10-14 days. With severe hyperaldosteronism and a reduced plasma potassium content - 300 mg / day in 2-3 doses.
How to use Aldactone
Take this medication by mouth, as directed by your doctor. If stomach upset occurs, take it with food or milk. It is best to take your dose early in the day (before 6 p.m.) to prevent having to get up during the night to urinate. Consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions. If you are using the liquid form of this medication, shake the bottle well before each dose. Carefully measure the dose using a special measuring device/spoon. Do not use a household spoon because you may not get the correct dose. You may take the liquid form of this medication with or without food, but it is important to choose one way and take it the same way with every dose. Dosage is based on your medical condition and response to therapy. In children, the dosage is also based on body weight. Take this medication regularly in order to get the most benefit from it. Remember to use it at the same time(s) each day as directed. It is important to continue taking this medication even if you feel well. Most people with high blood pressure do not feel sick. Take this medication exactly as prescribed. Do not increase your dose, take it more often than prescribed, or stop using this medicine without first consulting your doctor. Your condition may become worse when the drug is suddenly stopped. Inform your doctor if your condition worsens (e.g., if you notice an increase in your routine blood pressure readings).