is Inspra used for?
Inspra is used to:
Who should not take Inspra?
You should not take Inspra if you have any of the following conditions:
- type 2
diabetes with protein in the urine (microalbuminuria)
You should not take Inspra if you take the following medicines:
supplements or medicines called potassium sparing diuretics
("water pills") such as amiloride, spironolactone, or
General Precautions with Inspra:
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.
What should I tell my doctor or health care provider?
Tell your health
care provider about all the medicines that you take, including
prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal
supplements. Some medicines
may affect how Inspra works or Inspra may affect how your other medicines
work. Some medicines may
increase your chances of getting a high potassium level if you take them
with Inspra. Do not take other
medicines while you are taking Inspra unless your health care provider has
told you it is okay.
Tell your health
care provider if you are trying to become pregnant, are already pregnant,
or are breast-feeding.
What are some possible side effects of Inspra? (This
is not a complete list of side effects reported with Inspra. Your
health care provider can discuss with you a more complete list of side
common side effects with Inspra include headache and dizziness.
For more detailed
information about Inspra, ask your health care provider or pharmacist.