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Spironolactone Diarrhoea Side Effects

Spironolactone Diarrhoea Side Effect Reports


The following Spironolactone Diarrhoea side effect reports were submitted by healthcare professionals and consumers.

This information will help you understand how side effects, such as Diarrhoea, can occur, and what you can do about them.

A side effect could appear soon after you start Spironolactone or it might take time to develop.



Diarrhoea, Petechiae, Vomiting, Mucosal Haemorrhage

This Diarrhoea side effect was reported by a health professional from DE. A 63-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: cardiac failure,chronic myeloid leukaemia. The patient was prescribed Spironolactone (dosage: Daily Dose: 50 Mg Millgram(s) Every Days), which was started on Aug 20, 2013. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Dasatinib (Daily Dose: 100 Mg Millgram(s) Every Days)
  • L-thyroxin (Daily Dose: 50 Mg Millgram(s) Every Days)
  • Ramipril (Daily Dose: 10 Mg Millgram(s) Every Days)
  • Metoprolol (Daily Dose: 95 Mg Millgram(s) Every Days)
  • Pantoprazol (Daily Dose: 40 Mg Millgram(s) Every Days)
  • Torasemid (Daily Dose: 10 Mg Millgram(s) Every Days)
  • Formoterol (Daily Dose: 24 Mg Millgram(s) Every Days)
When starting to take Spironolactone the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Diarrhoea
  • Petechiae
  • Vomiting
  • Mucosal Haemorrhage
The patient was hospitalized. These side effects may potentially be related to Spironolactone.
Dehydration, Prerenal Failure, Vomiting, Diarrhoea, Enterocolitis

This Diarrhoea Spironolactone side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from JP on Feb 20, 2014. A male , 57 years of age, weighting 253.5 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Spironolactone. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Dehydration
  • Prerenal Failure
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Enterocolitis
. Spironolactone dosage: NA. Additional drugs used at the same time:
  • Metgluco
  • Actos
  • Livalo
  • Urinorm
  • Halcion
  • Gaster D
  • Mucosta
  • Miya-bm
The patient was hospitalized.
Diarrhoea

This is a Spironolactone side effect report of a 70-year-old female patient (weight:NA) from US, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: hypertension, who was treated with Spironolactone (dosage:Unk, start time: NS), combined with: NA., and developed a serious reaction and a Diarrhoea side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Diarrhoea
which developed after the beginning of treatment. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Spironolactone treatment in female patients suffering from hypertension, resulting in Diarrhoea.

Vomiting, Diarrhoea, Hyperkalaemia, Pyelonephritis

A 91-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from SE with the following symptoms: NA started Spironolactone treatment (dosage: NA) on NS. Soon after starting Spironolactone treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Hyperkalaemia
  • Pyelonephritis
. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Normorix Mite
  • Enalapril Comp (enalapril Maleate, Hydrochlorothiazide)
This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Spironolactone side effects, such as Diarrhoea.
Asthenia, Fatigue, Diarrhoea

A patient from UNITED STATES was prescribed and started Spironolactone on Jun 22, 2012. Patient felt the following Spironolactone side effects: asthenia, fatigue, diarrhoea Additional patient health information: male , 88 years of age, weighting 176.0 lb, The consumer reported the following symptoms: was diagnosed with and. Spironolactone dosage: 25 Mg 1 Daily Po. Concurrently used drugs: NA.
Faecal Incontinence, Urinary Incontinence, Diarrhoea, Flatulence

This report suggests a potential Spironolactone Diarrhoea side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A female patient from UNITED STATES (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): hirsutism and used Spironolactone (dosage: NA) starting NS. Soon after starting Spironolactone the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Faecal Incontinence
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Diarrhoea
  • Flatulence
Drugs used concurrently:NA. Although Spironolactone demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Diarrhoea, may still occur.
Haematocrit Decreased, Dermatitis Bullous, Cellulitis, Diarrhoea, Platelet Count Decreased, Rash

An adverse event was reported by a physician on Nov 21, 2011 by a Female taking Spironolactone (dosage: NA) . Location: UNITED STATES , 78 years of age, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Spironolactone side effects: haematocrit decreased, dermatitis bullous, cellulitis, diarrhoea, platelet count decreased, rash. Additional medications/treatments:
Associated medications used:
  • Revlimid (10 Mg, Daily Days 1-21, Po)
  • Lantus
  • Norvasc
  • Lasix
  • Lotensin
The patient was hospitalized.
Cholecystitis Acute, Diarrhoea

This Diarrhoea problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES. A female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): NA.On Apr 12, 2012 a consumer started treatment with Spironolactone (dosage: Unk). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time:
  • Zofran (2 Mg, Q12hr)
  • Questran (1 G, Q8hr)
  • Lanoxin (44 Mcg, Q12hr)
  • Zyrtec
  • Bacitracin
  • Flagyl (160 Mg, Q6hr)
  • Omeprazole (20 Mg, Q12hr)
  • Mylicon (40 Mg, Qid)
When commencing Spironolactone, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Cholecystitis Acute
  • Diarrhoea
The patient was hospitalized. Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Diarrhoea, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Emotional Distress, Flatulence, Dyspepsia, Injury, Cholecystectomy, Scar, Abdominal Distension, Diarrhoea, Anxiety

This is a Spironolactone side effect report of a 28-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: NA and was treated with Spironolactone (dosage: Unk) starting Jan 01, 2007. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Yaz (Unk)
Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Emotional Distress
  • Flatulence
  • Dyspepsia
  • Injury
  • Cholecystectomy
  • Scar
  • Abdominal Distension
  • Diarrhoea
  • Anxiety
The patient was hospitalized. This opens a possibility that Spironolactone could cause Diarrhoea and that some female patients may be more susceptible.
Diarrhoea, Functional Gastrointestinal Disorder, Urinary Incontinence, Gastritis, Nervous System Disorder

This Diarrhoea side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES on Apr 17, 2012. A female patient from UNITED STATES , weighting 167.6 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Spironolactone. Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Spironolactone side effects: diarrhoea, functional gastrointestinal disorder, urinary incontinence, gastritis, nervous system disorder. Spironolactone dosage: 25 Mg, 2x/day. These side effects may potentially be related to Spironolactone.
Diarrhoea

This Diarrhoea side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES. A female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: blood pressure abnormal. The patient was prescribed Spironolactone (dosage: Unk), which was started on Jan 01, 2009. Concurrently used drugs: NA. When starting to take Spironolactone the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Diarrhoea
These side effects may potentially be related to Spironolactone.
Emphysema, Blood Creatinine Increased, Diarrhoea, Renal Disorder, Dyspnoea, Blood Potassium Increased

This Diarrhoea Spironolactone side effect was reported by a physician from UNITED STATES on Apr 10, 2012. A male , weighting 281.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Spironolactone. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Emphysema
  • Blood Creatinine Increased
  • Diarrhoea
  • Renal Disorder
  • Dyspnoea
  • Blood Potassium Increased
. Spironolactone dosage: NA. Additional drugs used at the same time:
  • Prednisone Tab (5 Mg, Daily)
  • Gleevec (400 Mg, Daily)
  • Prevacid
  • Hydrochlorothiazide
  • Potassium Chloride (40 Meq, Tid)
  • Atenolol (25 Mg, Daily)
  • Triamterene (Unk Ukn, Unk)
  • Theophylline (600 Mg, Daily)
Diarrhoea, Thrombocytopenia, Haematochezia, Faeces Discoloured, Colitis Ischaemic, Klebsiella Infection, Haemoglobin Decreased, White Blood Cell Count Decreased

This is a Spironolactone side effect report of a female patient (weight:NA) from GERMANY, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: NA, who was treated with Spironolactone (dosage:Unk, start time: Mar 01, 2012), combined with:
  • Allopurinol (Unk)
  • Ramipril (Unk)
  • Inc424 (15 Mg, Bid)
, and developed a serious reaction and a Diarrhoea side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Diarrhoea
  • Thrombocytopenia
  • Haematochezia
  • Faeces Discoloured
  • Colitis Ischaemic
  • Klebsiella Infection
  • Haemoglobin Decreased
  • White Blood Cell Count Decreased
which developed after the beginning of treatment. The patient was hospitalized. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Spironolactone treatment in female patients suffering from NA, resulting in Diarrhoea.
Gout, Hypomagnesaemia, Hypocalcaemia, Diarrhoea, Renal Impairment, Flank Pain

A 77-year-old patient (weight: NA) from NETHERLANDS with the following symptoms: NA started Spironolactone treatment (dosage: NA) on May 11, 2010. Soon after starting Spironolactone treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Gout
  • Hypomagnesaemia
  • Hypocalcaemia
  • Diarrhoea
  • Renal Impairment
  • Flank Pain
. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Metoprolol Tartrate
  • Finasteride
  • Prednisolone
  • Furosemide
  • Oxazepam
  • Midazolam Hcl
  • Digoxin
  • Atorvastatin Calcium
This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Spironolactone side effects, such as Diarrhoea.
Cholecystectomy, Pain, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Anxiety, Injury, Dyspepsia, Abdominal Distension, Emotional Distress

A female patient from UNITED STATES was prescribed and started Spironolactone on Mar 14, 2012. After Spironolactone was administered, patient encountered several Spironolactone side effects: cholecystectomy, pain, constipation, diarrhoea, anxiety, injury, dyspepsia, abdominal distension, emotional distress Additional patient health information: Female , 28 years of age, weighting 238.0 lb, The consumer reported the following symptoms: . Spironolactone dosage: Unk. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Yaz (Unk)
The patient was hospitalized.
Diarrhoea, Vomiting, Fatigue

This report suggests a potential Spironolactone Diarrhoea side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 66-year-old female patient from UNITED STATES (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): NA and used Spironolactone (dosage: NA) starting Sep 30, 2011. Soon after starting Spironolactone the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Diarrhoea
  • Vomiting
  • Fatigue
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Furosemide
  • Vitamin D
  • Vitamin B Complex Cap
  • Multi-vitamin
  • Nexavar (400 Mg, Qd)
  • Nadolol
  • Prilosec
Although Spironolactone demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Diarrhoea, may still occur.
Vomiting, Dehydration, Cough, Dyspnoea, Nausea, Diarrhoea

An adverse event was reported by a consumer or non-health professional on Feb 23, 2012 by a Female taking Spironolactone (dosage: 25mg Per Day) . Location: UNITED STATES , 58 years of age, weighting 153.0 lb, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Patient felt the following Spironolactone side effects: vomiting, dehydration, cough, dyspnoea, nausea, diarrhoea. Additional medications/treatments:
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Dapsone (100mg Per Day)
  • Flolan (7.94ngkm See Dosage Text)
  • Lisinopril (5mg Per Day)
  • Symbicort
  • Acetaminophen (650mg As Required)
  • Digoxin (125mcg Per Day)
  • Combivent
  • Fish Oil
The patient was hospitalized.
Neoplasm Malignant, Mobility Decreased, Nausea, Tongue Cancer Metastatic, Diarrhoea

This Diarrhoea problem was reported by a pharmacist from UNITED STATES. A patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): fluid retention,hypertension,neoplasm malignant,depression,vitamin supplementation,blood testosterone decreased.On Jan 01, 2010 a consumer started treatment with Spironolactone (dosage: NA). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time:
  • Propranolol
When commencing Spironolactone, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Neoplasm Malignant
  • Mobility Decreased
  • Nausea
  • Tongue Cancer Metastatic
  • Diarrhoea
The patient was hospitalized. Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Diarrhoea, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Diarrhoea

This is a Spironolactone side effect report of a 85-year-old patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: NA and was treated with Spironolactone (dosage: NA) starting Nov 18, 2010. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Aspirin
  • Coreg Cr (10mg Per Day)
Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Diarrhoea
This opens a possibility that Spironolactone could cause Diarrhoea and that some patients may be more susceptible.
Pathogen Resistance, Diarrhoea, Cardiac Failure, Sputum Culture Positive

This Diarrhoea side effect was reported by a physician from NETHERLANDS on Oct 12, 2011. A patient from NETHERLANDS , weighting 150.8 lb, was treated with Spironolactone. Patient felt the following Spironolactone side effects: pathogen resistance, diarrhoea, cardiac failure, sputum culture positive. Spironolactone dosage: NA.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Revatio
  • Treprostinil
  • Sintrom
  • Tracleer (250 Mg, Qd)
The patient was hospitalized. These side effects may potentially be related to Spironolactone.
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Spironolactone Diarrhoea Causes and Reviews


What is diarrhea?

Diarrhea is loose, watery stools (bowel movements). You have diarrhea if you have loose stools three or more times in one day. Acute diarrhea is diarrhea that lasts a short time. It is a common problem. It usually lasts about one or two days, but it may last longer. Then it goes away on its own.

Diarrhea lasting more than a few days may be a sign of a more serious problem. Chronic diarrhea -- diarrhea that lasts at least four weeks -- can be a symptom of a chronic disease. Chronic diarrhea symptoms may be continual, or they may come and go.

Who gets diarrhea?

People of all ages can get diarrhea. On average, adults In the United States have acute diarrhea once a year. Young children have it an average of twice a year.

People who visit developing countries are at risk for traveler's diarrhea. It is caused by consuming contaminated food or water.

What causes diarrhea?

The most common causes of diarrhea include

  • Bacteria from contaminated food or water
  • Viruses such as the flu, norovirus, or rotavirus . Rotavirus is the most common cause of acute diarrhea in children.
  • Parasites, which are tiny organisms found in contaminated food or water
  • Medicines such as antibiotics, cancer drugs, and antacids that contain magnesium
  • Food intolerances and sensitivities, which are problems digesting certain ingredients or foods. An example is lactose intolerance.
  • Diseases that affect the stomach, small intestine, or colon, such as Crohn's disease
  • Problems with how the colon functions, such as irritable bowel syndrome

Some people also get diarrhea after stomach surgery, because sometimes the surgeries can cause food to move through your digestive system more quickly.

Sometimes no cause can be found. If your diarrhea goes away within a few days, finding the cause is usually not necessary.

What other symptoms might I have with diarrhea?

Other possible symptoms of diarrhea include

  • Cramps or pain in the abdomen
  • An urgent need to use the bathroom
  • Loss of bowel control

If a virus or bacteria is the cause of your diarrhea, you may also have a fever, chills, and bloody stools.

Diarrhea can cause dehydration, which means that your body does not have enough fluid to work properly. Dehydration can be serious, especially for children, older adults, and people with weakened immune systems.

When should I see a doctor for diarrhea?

Although it is usually not harmful, diarrhea can become dangerous or signal a more serious problem. Contact your health care provider if you have

  • Signs of dehydration
  • Diarrhea for more than 2 days, if you are an adult. For children, contact the provider if it lasts more than 24 hours.
  • Severe pain in your abdomen or rectum (for adults)
  • A fever of 102 degrees or higher
  • Stools containing blood or pus
  • Stools that are black and tarry

If children have diarrhea, parents or caregivers should not hesitate to call a health care provider. Diarrhea can be especially dangerous in newborns and infants.

How is the cause of diarrhea diagnosed?

To find the cause of diarrhea, your health care provider may

  • Do a physical exam
  • Ask about any medicines you are taking
  • Test your stool or blood to look for bacteria, parasites, or other signs of disease or infection
  • Ask you to stop eating certain foods to see whether your diarrhea goes away

If you have chronic diarrhea, your health care provider may perform other tests to look for signs of disease.

What are the treatments for diarrhea?

Diarrhea is treated by replacing lost fluids and electrolytes to prevent dehydration. Depending on the cause of the problem, you may need medicines to stop the diarrhea or treat an infection.

Adults with diarrhea should drink water, fruit juices, sports drinks, sodas without caffeine, and salty broths. As your symptoms improve, you can eat soft, bland food.

Children with diarrhea should be given oral rehydration solutions to replace lost fluids and electrolytes.

Can diarrhea be prevented?

Two types of diarrhea can be prevented - rotavirus diarrhea and traveler's diarrhea. There are vaccines for rotavirus. They are given to babies in two or three doses.

You can help prevent traveler's diarrhea by being careful about what you eat and drink when you are in developing countries:

  • Use only bottled or purified water for drinking, making ice cubes, and brushing your teeth
  • If you do use tap water, boil it or use iodine tablets
  • Make sure that the cooked food you eat is fully cooked and served hot
  • Avoid unwashed or unpeeled raw fruits and vegetables

NIH: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases


Spironolactone Diarrhoea Reviews

Tue, 09 Nov 2010

I am a female patient from NY, age 33. I am being treated for Hashimoto Thyroiditis with Synthroid and Cytomel. I was concerned that after 11 years since my diagnosis, my hair is still falling out at an alarming rate. My doctor noticed that my testosterone levels were a bit high and decided to treat me with Spironolactone (50 MG). I noticed no difference in the amount of hair loss but have been having constant, uncomfortable eye spasms and a breast tenderness as well as breast enlargement. This is just after a little over a month of treatment. I will stop taking Spironolactone as I do not see it as being beneficial to me.

Wed, 02 May 2012

I'm a 29 year old female and started taking spiro to get rid of my persistent adult acne. I took 100mg a day for about 2 weeks and it worked really quickly to clear my skin, I also went up an entire cup size which was a bonus and because it stopped any fluid retention I lost a bit of weight as well.
Unfortunately I had to stop taking it because of the side effects. The worst was a really low mood and anxiety, I would take it and half an hour later have to skull 2-3 litres of water, wee it all out and then couldn't sleep because my heart was racing to much and I felt really on edge. I also felt slightly nauseous all of the time (probably contributed to the weight loss) and found that it made me fart a lot. 
I'm going to try it again though, this time on a lower dosage just a few times a week to see how that goes.

Thu, 18 Aug 2011

mid morningstablets of 25 mg working very well at reducing excess water -edema-but have bouts of diarrhorea

Sat, 16 Jan 2010
I was on Spironolactone (12.5 daily) . Hindsight, almost immediately I began suffering from ED. Mixed symptoms thought at the time from Diabetes T2 . Was also on Ace Inhibitors, Digoxin, Ibuprofenm Furosemide. After 18 months suddenly developed MAJOR heartburn and EXTREMELY sore nipples. When GP was told of new symptons, was immediately told to halt Spiron. I have been off of it for 4 months now, but STILL experience nipple pain. Can anyone tell me how to stop the pain ?? I was told that it would go away, but I am starting to wonder. I am a 58 yo WM, 5'7, 250# . My chest has increased 2 'cup' sizes at least. Would like to find out how to reverse these unwanted effects.
Thu, 03 Feb 2011
Painful intercorse
Wed, 18 May 2011
I'm 27 f female from aust, i have been taking Spironolactone for about four months now. I have been prescribed this due to hair loss (thining really quickly) and i have found it to be amazing! I have been having mood swings as a result and headaches... however apart from that I couldnt be happier. My hair has stopped falling out! the hair i have is so much thicker and healthier... i dont wear a hat anymore and i got a knot in my hair for the first time yesterday.. sounds strange, but i was over the moon about it :) being able to grow my hair again has made me so happy I have had to take regular blood test to keep an eye on my levels. So far so good :)
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