Disease Information for Eplerenone (Inspra) Administration/Toxicity

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Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Aldosterone, serum (Lab)
Plasma renin Activity/PRA (Lab)
Potassium, serum (Lab)
Renin, serum (Lab)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Drug induced Hyperkalemia
Hyperkalemia
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Aldosterone antagonist/Spironolactone congener
DRUG/Antihypertensive medication (examples)
DRUG/Diuretic medication (example)
DRUG/Diuretic/potassium sparing (example)
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
Eplerenone (Inspra) administration, Brand name/Inspra ( Eplerenone)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/2002 new drug (RX)
DRUG/Dose 25 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose 50 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose once daily (RX)
DRUG/Oral medication (ex)
Definition

2002 drug release; aldosterone antagonist used for chronic hypertension and possibly congestive heart failure (like spironolactone) as after-load reduction and potassium sparing diuretic; watch for hyperkalemia; oral preparation

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