Eplerenone blocks the actions of the hormone aldosterone in the body. Aldosterone is important for the regulation of blood pressure. Eplerenone is used to treat congestive heart failure after a heart attack. Eplerenone is also used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). Eplerenone may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Eplerenone is an aldosterone antagonist drug that treats high blood pressure, congestive heart failure and left ventricular systolic dysfunction. It belongs to the drug class Aldosterone receptor antagonists, and it is available in brand Inspra. Eplerenone functions by blocking the aldosterone hormone which reduces the amount of sodium and water the body retains.
Eplerenone is a drug used that is used for treating blood pressure. Eplerenone belongs to the class of drugs known as aldosterone receptor antagonists.
Eplerenone improves survival rates for patients who have heart problems. Eplerenone blocks the hormone aldosterone, lowering the amount of water retained by the body; this lowers blood pressure and prevents heart attacks, strokes, and kidney problems.
Eplerenone should not be used if you are allergic to it or to any ingredient it or if you have severe kidney problems.
Eplerenone should be used exactly as the doctor has prescribed. It should be taken by mouth with or without food. Take the medication regularly to receive the best results from it.