Aldosterone Receptor Antagonists: Diuretics for Heart Failure
How Well It Works
Aldosterone receptor antagonists are the only diuretics that improve survival for people with heart failure. They lower the risk of death and hospitalization and improve symptoms of heart failure.Reference 2
More research is needed to confirm the usefulness of this medicine in treating less severe forms of heart failure.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: April 26, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference Rakesh K. Pai, MD, FACC - Cardiology, Electrophysiology
Margaret Hetherington, PHM, BsC - Pharmacy