TITLE

Aldactide 50

PUB. DATE
January 2002
SOURCE
Royal Society of Medicine: Medicines;2002, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on Aldactide 50, a proprietary, prescription-only compound preparation of the aldosterone-antagonist and potassium-sparing spironolactone and the thiazide-type diuretic hydroflumethiazide. This drug can be used for heart failure treatment and is available as tablets.
ACCESSION #
18957971

 

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