cardiology
Medicines

Amiloride discontinuation leaves gap in treatment of aldosteronism

Cardiologists are mounting a campaign to restore access to the diuretic amiloride, saying its sudden discontinuation has left a gap in treatment options for patients with primary aldosteronism. The potassium-sparing diuretic was taken off the market on March 12 by Alphapharm due to manufacturing issues, according to a notification by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA). ...

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