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Aldactone, Carospir (spironolactone) is a small molecule pharmaceutical. Spironolactone was first approved as Aldactone on 1982-12-30. It is used to treat ascites, edema, heart failure, hirsutism, and hyperaldosteronism amongst others in the USA. The pharmaceutical is active against mineralocorticoid receptor. Aldactone's patent is valid until 2036-10-28 (FDA).
Trade Name Aldactone, Carospir
Common Name Spironolactone
Indication ascites, edema, heart failure, hirsutism, hyperaldosteronism, hypertension, hypokalemia
Drug Class Antimineralocorticoid; Steroidal antiandrogen
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