Spironolactone Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • High Amount Of Potassium In The Blood

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Irritation Of The Stomach Or Intestines

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Low Amount Of Magnesium In The Blood
  • Low Amount Of Sodium In The Blood

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Dizzy
  • Enlarged Breasts
  • Head Pain
  • Inability To Have An Erection
  • Sexual Problems

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Abnormally Low Blood Pressure
  • Acid Base Problem With Low Chloride And Basic Ph Blood
  • Allergic Reaction Causing Inflammation Of Blood Vessels
  • Bleeding Of The Stomach Or Intestines
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Decreased Blood Volume
  • Decreased White Blood Cells
  • Deficiency Of Granulocytes A Type Of White Blood Cell
  • DRESS Syndrome
  • Extreme Loss Of Body Water
  • High Amount Of Uric Acid In The Blood
  • High Blood Sugar
  • Increased Eosinophils In The Blood
  • Inflammation Of The Liver With Stoppage Of Bile Flow
  • Kidney Disease With Reduction In Kidney Function
  • Life Threatening Allergic Reaction
  • Low Amount Of Calcium In The Blood
  • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • Stomach Ulcer
  • Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
  • Trouble Breathing
  • Vasculitis

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Absence Of Menstrual Periods
  • Altered Interest In Having Sexual Intercourse
  • Bleeding After Menopause
  • Breast Tenderness
  • Burning Stomach
  • Confused
  • Diarrhea
  • Discolored Spots And Small Elevations Of The Skin
  • Drowsiness
  • Feel Like Throwing Up
  • Fever
  • Hair Loss
  • Hives
  • Inflammation Of Skin Caused By An Allergy
  • Irregular Periods
  • Itching
  • Leg Cramps
  • Problem With Periods
  • Rash
  • Sluggishness
  • Stomach Cramps
  • Throwing Up
  • Uncoordinated

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