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Inspra Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is eplerenone (Inspra)?
- What are the possible side effects of this drug (Inspra)?
- What is the most important information I should know about eplerenone (Inspra)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking eplerenone (Inspra)?
- How should I take eplerenone (Inspra)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Inspra)?
- What happens if I overdose (Inspra)?
- What should I avoid while taking eplerenone (Inspra)?
- What other drugs will affect eplerenone (Inspra)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Inspra)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Inspra)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
Overdose symptoms may include slow heart rate, weak pulse, muscle weakness, dizziness, or feeling like you might pass out.
What should I avoid while taking eplerenone (Inspra)?
Do not use salt substitutes or potassium supplements while taking eplerenone, unless your doctor has told you to.
What other drugs will affect eplerenone (Inspra)?
Many drugs can interact with eplerenone. Below is just a partial list. Tell your doctor if you are using:
- lithium (Lithobid, Eskalith, others);
- other blood pressure medications such as candesartan (Atacand), eprosartan (Teveten), irbesartan (Avapro), losartan (Cozaar), olmesartan (Benicar), telmisartan (Micardis), or valsartan (Diovan);
- an antibiotic such as clarithromycin (Biaxin) or erythromycin (E.E.S., EryPed, Ery-Tab, Erythrocin, Pediazole);
- an antifungal medication such as fluconazole (Diflucan), itraconazole (Sporanox), ketoconazole (Nizoral);
- an ACE inhibitor such as benazepril (Lotensin), captopril (Capoten), fosinopril (Monopril), enalapril (Vasotec), lisinopril (Prinivil, Zestril), moexipril (Univasc), perindopril (Aceon), quinapril (Accupril), ramipril (Altace), or trandolapril (Mavik);
- an NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) such as ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin), naproxen (Aleve, Naprosyn, Naprelan, Treximet), celecoxib (Celebrex), diclofenac (Arthrotec, Cambia, Cataflam, Voltaren, Flector Patch, Pennsaid, Solareze), indomethacin (Indocin), meloxicam (Mobic), and others;
- HIV/AIDS medicine such as nelfinavir (Viracept) or ritonavir (Norvir, Kaletra);
- an "SSRI" antidepressant such as fluoxetine (Prozac), fluvoxamine (Luvox), or paroxetine (Paxil); or
- an antidepressant such as amitriptyline (Elavil, Vanatrip, Limbitrol), doxepin (Sinequan, Silenor), nortriptyline (Pamelor), and others.
This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with eplerenone. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about eplerenone.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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Additional Inspra Information
- Inspra Drug Interactions Center: eplerenone oral
- Inspra Side Effects Center
- Inspra Overview including Precautions
- Inspra FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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