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Does spironolactone cause severe skin itch?

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Chyk41 29 Dec 2015

Yes it can cause hives, rash and itching. I have been taking it for nearly five years and only starting to itch in the past few months. But that has been after a number of allergic reactions to others medications so I can't say my itch is from the spironolactone.

Stephen Treloar 29 Dec 2015

If your kidneys cant get rid of phosphate efficiently, the phosphate lodges in the skin and causes some maddening itchiness. (I realise that Spironolatone is supposed to preserve Potassium but it is really just light metals that seem to get preserved).

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