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    Aldosterone Antagonist. Eplerenone 25 mg, 50 mg.
    TABS. :28. For the individ. adjust. of
    dose, of 25 mg, 50 mg are available.
    The max. dose 50 mg dly.
    For post-MI heart fail. pts.:
    The recomm. maint. dose of
    eplerenone is 50 mg×1/d. Tmt. should
    be initiated at 25 mg×1/d and titrat. to
    the target dose of 50 mg×1/d
    preferably within 4 wks., taking into
    account the serum K+ level.
    Eplerenone ther. should usually be
    start. within 3-14 d after an acute MI.
    See lit.
    For pts. with NYHA class II (chron.)
    heart fail.: For chron. heart fail. NYHA
    class II pts., tmt. should be init. at a
    dose of 25 mg×1/d and titrat. to the
    target dose of 50 mg×1/d preferably
    within 4 wks.; taking into account the
    serum K+ level. See lit.
    Eplerenone is indicated In addit. to
    standard ther. include. β-block., to reduce
    the risk of CV mortal. & morbid. in stable
    pts. with left LVEF ≤ 40 % and clin.
    evidence of heart fail. after recent MI.
    In addit.to standard optimal ther., to
    reduce the risk of CV mortal. and morbid.
    in adult pts. with NYHA class II (chron.)
    heart fail.and left ventric. syst. dysfunct.
    (LVEF ≤30%).
    C/I: Hypersens. Pts. with clin. signific.
    hyperkalem. or with condit. assoc. with
    hyperkalem. Pts. with serum K+ level >5.0 mmol/L at init. Pts. with sev. renal
    insuffic. (eGFR <30 mL per min. per 1.73
    m2). Pts. with sev. hep. insuffic. (Child-
    Pugh Class C). Pts. receiv. K+ -spar.
    diuretics, K+ -supplem. or strong inhib.
    of CYP 3A4 (e.g., itraconazole,
    ketoconazole, ritonavir, nelfinavir,
    clarithromycin, telithromycin,
    nefazodone). The comb.of an ACE’s
    inhib. and an ARB’s inhib with
    eplerenone.

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