the package insert of the medicine Diacqua. Therapeutic class of the Anti-hypertensive and Diuretics. Active principles Espironolactona.
Is indicated for the treatment of high blood pressure and in treatment of swelling or fluid accumulation in the abdominal cavity associated with congestive heart failure, liver cirrhosis, nephrotic syndrome, and edema idiopático, in adults and children.
in addition, it is also indicated as a preventive treatment of hipopotassemia and hypomagnesemia, and is indicated for the diagnosis and treatment of primary hyperaldosteronism and pre-operative treatment of patients with hiperaldosteronis primary.
How to use?
Generally, the recommended dose of Diacqua varies between 50 and 100 mg per day, administered in a single dose or in multiple doses throughout the day, according to medical indication.
The tablets should be swallowed whole along with a glass of water, without breaking or chewing.
The recommended dose and duration of treatment should be given by your doctor because the type and severity of the problem to treat.
What are the evils that can cause me?
Some of the side effects of Diacqua may include malaise, nausea, drowsiness, headache, pain or lumps in the breasts, changes in the results of blood tests, changes in the functioning of the liver, cramps in legs, dizziness, changes in libido, confusion, menstrual disorders, hair loss, hair growth abnormal, itching, hives, or problems in the functioning of the kidneys.
When should I not use?
Diacqua is contraindicated for patients with kidney problems, loss of ability to urinate, increase in blood levels of potassium, Addison’s disease and for patients with allergy to spironolactone or to any of the components of the formula.
How it works?
Diacqua has in its composition of Spironolactone, an antagonist specific to aldosterone, which acts on the receptors of the exchange of sodium and potassium located in the kidneys act as a diuretic saving potassium. Thus, Diacqua cause an increase in the amounts of sodium and water to be excreted by the body, reducing swelling, while potassium and magnesium are preserved.
Warnings and Precautions
what should I know before using?
Before you use Diacqua, you should talk with your doctor if you are pregnant or nursing or if you are taking other medicines, including medicines without prescription.
During treatment with Diacqua should take special care when driving vehicles or machines because this medicine can cause drowsiness and dizziness.
The treatment with Diacqua should never be stopped without the knowledge of your doctor and the schedules, doses and duration of treatment should be strictly respected.
what to do if someone use a larger amount than is recommended?
In the case of taking excessive Diacqua, you must go to the nearest hospital, taking the packaging or package insert for the drug.
Some of the more common effects you can experience after taking excessive Diacqua may include nausea, vomiting, drowsiness, or mental confusion.