What Conditions does Spironolactone Treat?

  • high blood pressure
  • ascites
  • low amount of potassium in the blood
  • accumulation of fluid caused by cirrhosis of the liver
  • chronic heart failure
  • fluid in the lungs due to chronic heart failure
  • accumulation of fluid caused by kidney disease
  • diagnostic test for primary hyperaldosteronism
  • high levels of a hormone called aldosterone which regulates salt and water in the blood
  • accumulation of fluid resulting from chronic heart failure
  • prevention of low potassium in the blood
  • visible water retention
  • polycystic ovarian syndrome
  • a disease with cysts in the ovaries

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