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Spiractin Side Effects

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Common Spiractin Side Effects


The most commonly reported Spiractin side effects (click to view or check a box to report):

Confusional State (2)
Fatigue (1)
Amnesia (1)
Abdominal Pain Upper (1)
Stevens-johnson Syndrome (1)
Hyperhidrosis (1)
Incorrect Dose Administered (1)
Paraesthesia (1)
Nausea (1)
Muscle Spasms (1)
Lethargy (1)
Hypotension (1)


If you or someone in your family has experienced a serious side effect to a health product, you are encouraged to report the experience to your health care professional (e.g. physician, pharmacist). You could also complete a copy of the side effect reporting form or report your side effect to FDA.

Spiractin Side Effects Reported to FDA


Spiractin Side Effect Report#7701902-0
Stevens-johnson Syndrome
This is a report of a 87-year-old male patient (weight: NA) from South Africa, suffering from the following health symptoms/conditions: NA, who was treated with Spiractin (dosage: NA, start time:
Apr 13, 2011), combined with:
  • Clopidogrel Winthrop
  • Aspirin
  • Puresis
  • Tamsulosin Hydrochloride
  • Enoxaparin Sodium
and developed a serious reaction and side effect(s): Stevens-johnson Syndrome after the beginning of treatment. This case can indicate the possible existence of increased vulnerability to Spiractin treatment in male patients, resulting in Stevens-johnson Syndrome side effect.
Spiractin Side Effect Report#6169385-2
Abdominal Pain Upper, Confusional State, Fatigue, Hyperhidrosis, Hypotension, Incorrect Dose Administered, Nausea, Paraesthesia
This report suggests a potential Spiractin (spironolactone) (25 Mg) Abdominal Pain Upper side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 54-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from Australia was diagnosed with the following symptoms/conditions: primary hyperaldosteronism and used Spiractin (spironolactone) (25 Mg) (dosage: 25 Mg; Daily; Oral, 12.5 Mg; Daily; Oral) starting
Jan 01, 2008. After starting Spiractin (spironolactone) (25 Mg) the patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Abdominal Pain Upper, Confusional State, Fatigue, Hyperhidrosis, Hypotension, Incorrect Dose Administered, Nausea, ParaesthesiaAdditional drugs used concurrently: NA.The patient was hospitalized. Although Spiractin (spironolactone) (25 Mg) demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Abdominal Pain Upper, may still occur.
Spiractin Side Effect Report#5623858-7
Amnesia, Confusional State, Lethargy, Muscle Spasms
This Amnesia problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from Austria. A 60-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following symptoms/conditions: hyperadrenocorticism. On
Jul 05, 2007 this consumer started treatment with Spiractin (spironolactone) (25 Mg) (dosage: 25 Mg Daily Oral). The following drugs were being taken at the same time:
  • Multi B/00212701/
  • Fish Oil
  • Magnesium
  • Aspirin
When using Spiractin (spironolactone) (25 Mg), the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms/side effects: Amnesia, Confusional State, Lethargy, Muscle SpasmsAlthough all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Amnesia, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.



The appearance of Spiractin on this list does not mean that FDA has concluded that the drug has the listed risk. It means that FDA has identified a potential safety issue, but it does not mean that FDA has found a causal relationship between the drug and the listed risk.


What are common Spiractin Side Effects for Women?

Women Side EffectsReports
Confusional State 2
Abdominal Pain Upper 1
Amnesia 1
Fatigue 1
Hyperhidrosis 1
Hypotension 1
Incorrect Dose Administered 1
Lethargy 1
Muscle Spasms 1
Nausea 1

What are common Spiractin Side Effects for Men?

Men Side EffectsReports
Stevens-johnson Syndrome 1

Track Your Side Effects

Note Your Observations

It is really important to keep track of your health symptoms, right from the time you start a new medicine. You can do it any way you prefer: in a notebook, in a computer file or using our online tool. You should also note down any other medicines you are taking at the same time, because there could be an interaction between these medicines.

Why Your Notes are Important

Your notes could be helpful in several ways:

  • You can use them to remind you of details that may alert your health care professional(s) to a problem
  • You will have a record to refer to in the future, in case you are ever prescribed the same medicine again

  • Log Form

    You can use the following log form to write down important information, like the date and time you experienced a side effect and your symptoms, how strong the symptoms were, and any other medicines you were using.

    Medicine Name and Dosage:
    Side Effects Scale Date & Time Other Medicine(s) or Treatment(s)
    Scale: 1 = very mild to 10 = very bad

    Side effects reports are analyzed to discover potential health product safety signals. Some important reactions may take an extremely long time to develop or occur infrequently. Continued monitoring of adverse reactions is thus essential to maintain a comprehensive safety and effectiveness profile of health products.

    You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

    Spiractin reports list potential signals of serious risks and new safety information that were identified using the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS).
    FAERS is a database that contains information on adverse event and medication errors reports submitted to FDA by healthcare professionals (such as physicians, pharmacists, nurses and others), consumers (such as patients, family members, layers and others) and manufacturers.

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