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Aldactone Side Effects

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Serious side effects of Aldactone

  • Aldactone is a known tumorigen, and may cause certain types of cancer, such as breast cancer.
  • Aldactone has been shown to cause rare but serious skin conditions, such as Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis. If you notice any unusual blistering, hives, lesions, facial swelling, or red or purple colored rashes accompanied with join pain, fever, stomach hemorrhage, or eye discomfort, talk to your doctor at once.
  • Levels of potassium in the blood may become too high while taking this medication, and can cause sudden muscle weakness or tingling feeling, as well as sudden nausea with or without fatigue.
  • This medication may negatively affect the immune system, resulting in a decrease of white blood cells and the appearance of autoimmune disorders, such as systemic lupus erythematosus.

Common side effects of Aldactone

  • Aldactone has been shown to cause less serious side effects, such as sleeping difficulties, diarrhea, vomiting, and nausea.
  • This medication may also cause gynecomastia, or the development of breast tissue in men, and certain reproductive side effects, such as menstrual irregularities or impotence.