How effective is Aldactone for Foot, leg, and ankle swelling?
Summary: 4 Aldactone users have rated its effectiveness for Foot, leg, and ankle swelling.
Overall ratings: 2.8/5
This is a review of how effective Aldactone (spironolactone) is for Foot, leg, and ankle swelling and for what kind of people. The study is created by eHealthMe and is updated continuously.
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What is Aldactone
Aldactone has active ingredients of spironolactone. It is often used in acne. (latest outcomes from 20,200 Aldactone users)
Foot, leg, and ankle swelling
Foot, leg, and ankle swelling can be treated by Furosemide, Lasix, Hydrochlorothiazide, Triamterene And Hydrochlorothiazide, Hctz, Spironolactone. (latest reports from 1,394 Foot, Leg, And Ankle Swelling patients)
On Jan, 25, 2015: 4 people are studied for taking Aldactone in Foot, leg, and ankle swelling
Aldactone effectiveness for Foot, leg, and ankle swelling (number of people):
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high |
Age of people who take Aldactone for Foot, leg, and ankle swelling * :
|Foot, leg, and ankle swelling||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||25.00%||25.00%||50.00% |
Who find Aldactone more effective for Foot, leg, and ankle swelling?
Age of people who find Aldactone more effective * :
|Foot, leg, and ankle swelling||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||50.00%||50.00% |
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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- Can combo of subutex and carfate cause joint pain (1 answer)
I am taking Carafate and Nexium for the treatment of several stomach ulcers. In addition I am on Subutex for maintenance of opiate dependence. I am having severe joint pain with this combination. Has anyone else had this situation or reaction?
- I have been on amlodipine for approximately 3 months and have had terrible swelling in my legs and ankles along with pain and itching. should i be taken off this medication?
I was previously taking Propranolol for blood pressure which didn't bother me at all, but last year I developed a breathing problem and was given Symbicort to help get rid of wheezing. The Symbicort and Propranolol don't mesh well so I was then put on Amlodipine. The swelling, pain and itching occurred right away. I asked the pharmacist about it and also my doctor and they both said a small percentage of people have this problem on this medication. I have tried many times to get my doctor to take me off of this medication but he insists it is best for me, but I disagree. I really don't want to have this problem for the rest of my life and I also won't have any skin left on my legs from the scratching, not to mention the pain that accompanies the swelling which seem to creep up to my knees and thighs and sometimes is so painful I just go to bed to lay down and hopefully the hydroclorithiazide will remove some of this water so that pain will go away. The doctor also doubled my dose of Losartin and Hydroclorithiazide. I'm up about 4-6 times a night going to the bathroom so it also interrupts my sleep. Is anyone else having this problem. I would prefer to go back on the Propranolol and get something other than Symbicort that won't interact with each other. Then I won't have pain and itching all the time. Does anyone have any input on this. I would really appreciate it.
Thanks. Debbie CB
- I have been on cymbalta for about 2 yrs. within the last 3 months my legs and feet have been swelling. is that normal after taking the drug that long of a time? (1 answer)
I take very large doses of Vit D because of very low D level.
Take Allegra for allergies.
Take Lisinipril for high blood pressure
Cymbalta for fibromyalgia and pain and depression, 60 mg
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- Woke up with swollen feet, legs and family member noticed i was slurring my speech and my mouth was drawn down in an abnormal position. i felt very out of it and spacey. i have had blood work drawn t
Woke up with swollen feet, legs and family member noticed I was slurring my speech and my mouth was drawn down in an abnormal position. I felt very out of it and spacey. I have had blood work drawn today, CT of head, EKG and the doctor said I have what is called a "hard heart". I will see him tomorrow after all tests are in, but can you explain the term hard heart? Thank you
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Overall, I'm happy with my cystic acne being gone. It was worth taking Tis and worked for that purpose.
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