Spironolactone Tablets 50mg
1) Congestive heart failure
2) Nephrotic syndrome
3) Hepatic cirrhosis with ascites and oedema
4) Malignant ascites
5) The diagnosis and treatment of primary aldosteronism.
Children should only be treated under guidance of a paediatric specialist. There is limited paediatric data available (see sections 5.1 and 5.2).
Posology and method of administration
Spironolactone tablets should always be administered with fluid and preferably with food to aid absorption.
Congestive heart failure with oedema:
For management of oedema an initial daily dose of 100 mg of spironolactone administered in either single or divided doses is recommended, but may range from 25 mg to 200 mg daily. Maintenance dose should be individually determined.
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