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The role of aldosterone in pathophysiological processes is considered. The effects of the selective antagonist of mineralocorticoid receptor eplerenone are analyzed. The advantages of eplerenone compared with spironolactone are discussed.

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B. B. Gegenava
I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University
Russian Federation
Trubetskaya ul. 8-2, Moscow, 119991 Russia

O. M. Drapkina
I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University
Russian Federation
Trubetskaya ul. 8-2, Moscow, 119991 Russia


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Gegenava B.B., Drapkina O.M. A SELECTIVE ANTAGONIST OF MINERALOCORTICOID RECEPTOR EPLERENONE IN CARDIOLOGY PRACTICE. Rational Pharmacotherapy in Cardiology. 2015;11(2):177-181. (In Russ.)

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