Does gynecomastia caused by spironolactone go away when patient stops taking the drug?
- 17 Jun 2013 by Clunker
- 13 January 2015
Gynecomastia often goes away with stopping the drug - but not always.
Breast enlargement with anti-androgens should be brought to the attention of the health care team at the first instance it is notes for a decision as to how to proceed.
It does not always return to normal.
Jeff Donovan MD PhD FRCPC FAAD
US & Canadian board-certified Dermatologist
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