Generic Aldactazide is sold under the name Spironolactone-HCTZ tablets. It is available in two strengths: 25/25 mg and 50/50 mg (each containing equal portions of spironolactone and hydrochlorothiazide). Several drug companies currently manufacture generic Aldactazide products, including H and H Laboratories, Mylan Pharmaceuticals, and Greenstone. As with the brand-name version, the generic version is used to treat high blood pressure and water retention.
Aldactazide® (spironolactone-HCTZ) is a prescription medication that has been licensed to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) and water retention (edema). It is a combination of two diuretic medications: spironolactone and hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ).
Brand-name Aldactazide is made by Pfizer. However, the patent for the drug has since expired and generic Aldactazide is now available.
Generic Aldactazide tablets are available in the following strengths:
- Spironolactone-HCTZ 25/25 mg tablets, containing 25 mg of spironolactone and 25 mg of hydrochlorothiazide
- Spironolactone-HCTZ 50/50 mg tablets, containing 50 mg of spironolactone and 50 mg of hydrochlorothiazide.
Currently, the following manufacturers make generic Aldactazide:
- Mylan Pharmaceuticals
- United Research Laboratories
- H and H Laboratories
- Mutual Pharmaceutical Company
If interested, you can ask your pharmacist for more information about all the different makers of generic Aldactazide.