Appropriateness and complications of the use of spironolactone in patients treated in a heart failure clinic.

@article{Goland2011AppropriatenessAC,
  title={Appropriateness and complications of the use of spironolactone in patients treated in a heart failure clinic.},
  author={Sorel Goland and Vladimir Naugolny and Zila Korbut and Izabella Rozen and Abraham Caspi and Steven Malnick},
  journal={European journal of internal medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={22 4},
  pages={424-7}
}
OBJECTIVES The widespread use of spironolactone in patients with congestive heart failure (CHF) has resulted in side effects and complications. We analyzed a cohort of patients treated by a dedicated CHF team, in order to examine the tolerability and safety of spironolactone in clinical practice. METHODS We retrospectively evaluated data on 157 patients who were followed by the Heart Failure clinic of whom 100 patients on maximal treatment (all on β blockers, 99% on ACE inhibitors) received… CONTINUE READING

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