You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking Aldactone if you have:
- Liver disease, including cirrhosis
- Kidney disease or kidney failure
- Fluid or electrolyte problems
- Addison's disease
- Any allergies, including allergies to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
- Pregnant or trying to become pregnant (see Aldactone and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see Aldactone and Breastfeeding).
Tell your healthcare provider about all other medicines you are currently taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Aldactone Warnings and Precautions for more information on this topic, including information on who should not take Aldactone.)
People who take too much Aldactone may have overdose symptoms that could include:
- Nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea
- Electrolyte imbalance.
If you happen to overdose, seek medical attention immediately.
(Click Spironolactone Overdose for more information.)
It should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture and heat. Aldactone tablets should be kept in an airtight container.
Keep Aldactone and all medications out of the reach of children.