An aldosterone antagonist is a compound that blocks the action of aldosterone, a hormone secreted by the adrenal glands that is important for maintaining salt and water balance in the body.
Aldosterone antagonists are used to treat a range of conditions, such as high blood pressure.
Aldosterone antagonists include medications such as spironolactone.
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