Eplezot® contains the active substance eplerenone.
Eplezot® belongs to a group of medicines known as selective aldosterone blockers. These inhibit the action of aldosterone, a substance produced naturally in the body that regulates blood pressure and heart function. In high concentrations, aldosterone can cause changes in the body that lead to a weakening of the heart muscle.
Eplezot® is used to treat heart muscle weakness in the following cases in order to prevent further worsening of the heart muscle weakness and reduce possible hospitalisation: