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|This drug was approved by the FDA in one form or another on:|
|This drug is made in one form or another by the following companies:|
G.D. Searle & Company
|This drug is available in the following forms:|
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Inspra is used to:
- treat high blood pressure. It can be used either alone or with other medicines for high blood pressure.
- help patients who have congestive heart failure after having a heart attack.
Precautions for Inspra
Inspra can increase potassium levels in the body. High potassium levels can cause irregular and dangerous heartbeats, and sometimes death. Your doctor may do regular blood tests to check your potassium levels if you are at risk for getting a high potassium level.
Side Effects of Inspra
The most common side effects with Inspra include headache and dizziness.
Who Should Not Take Inspra
You should not take Inspra if you have any of the following conditions:
- high potassium level
- type 2 diabetes with protein in the urine (microalbuminuria)
- kidney disease
You should not take Inspra if you take the following medicines:
- potassium supplements or medicines called potassium sparing diuretics ("water pills") such as amiloride, spironolactone, or triamterene
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