The Adrenal Glands and Adrenal Disorders

By Jenny Hubball

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Under the "Aldosterone" heading, for treatments for hyperaldosteronism it says spironolactone can also be used. But it is described as a mineralocorticoid receptor agonist, but that would completely defeat the purpose of the treatment. Is it...

Under the "Aldosterone" heading, for treatments for hyperaldosteronism it says spironolactone can also be used. But it is described as a mineralocorticoid receptor agonist, but that would completely defeat the purpose of the treatment. Is it meant to be a mineralocorticoid receptor antagonist?

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