What is Eplerenone?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Inspra

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eplerenone is a selective aldosterone blocker used in treatment of hypertension (may be used alone or in combination with other antihypertensive agents); treatment of CHF following acute MI.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Congestive heart failure 6 1
Labile hypertension 2 0
Conn's syndrome 1 1
General health 1 0
High blood pressure (hypertension) 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
0
Mild
0
None
2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Eplerenone

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Eplerenone

Dosage Patients
50 mg twice daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Eplerenone

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 1
Expense 1
See all 2 patients who've stopped taking Eplerenone

Duration

Currently taking Eplerenone

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking Eplerenone

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 1
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 1

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Eplerenone after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Spironolactone (Aldactone) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Eplerenone.