(Spironolactone) is a drug that is used for management
of hypertension and edema associated health issues.
Can aldactone cause tinnitus?
In combination with certain
other drugs it has been known to lead to complications.
One such drug interaction can result in causing ringing
sounds in the ear, medically termed ‘Tinnitus’. Although a more detailed
explanation can be acquired from a medical professional,
a few facts about this type of drug interaction can be
to medication are different in different people.
Responses to combinations of medication, drugs or other
substances can result in somewhat varied reactions in
people. A certain degree of awareness about such
possibilities of hypersensitivity to a drug or any of
its formulations makes a person alert to any changes in
body functions that follow recent medication history.
Drugs Cause Tinnitus?
It is imperative that you always
consult a doctor before starting any medication
even if the situation appears to
be an apparently simple case that can be resolved with
over the counter drugs. The fact is that as lay persons
we are unaware of a huge chunk of information regarding
medicines and their proper use.
are potentially dangerous and their use requires careful
supervision regarding usage and dosages. Less
acknowledged is the fact that drugs need close
monitoring regarding their combinations as well. For
example, aldactone in combination with excessive
potassium (present in commonly available vitamin,
mineral products or low salt products) or quinidine can
cause several types of disagreeable side effects.
Side effects of certain drugs when
used over a long period are known to happen. Drugs used
wrongly in combination with other drugs can also lead to
complications that start showing symptoms in other
regions of the body not directly connected with the
primary medicinal use. It is a good idea to always
inform your doctor of any treatment that you might be
undergoing so the physician is aware of the drugs that
you are already taking. Sometimes a mere oversight can
lead to great complications. This includes any herbal,
alternative treatments or supplements
that you might be
any form of the drug aldactone has been prescribed, it
would indeed be a good idea to be well informed about
the possibilities and take care not to self medicate
under any circumstances. A holistic overview of the body
will help in understanding the relevance of working the
body in sync with everything we