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Posted 9 Apr 2014 by • 14 answers
I have been taking aldactone 50 mg a day for almost 3 months for acne. I have noticed some improvement, however, I thought I would have fewer breakouts. I have noticed that I've almost gained 10 pounds without changing anything in my daily diet and exercise routine? Will the extra pounds be ...
Posted 4 Feb 2012 by • 1 answer
I know this medication can be dangerous to your kidneys and has cancer potential for certain individuals as it is, so I want to be very careful. The instructions with the prescription say that you should avoid alcohol because it can increase certain side-effects. What I'd like to know is which ...
Posted 20 Dec 2009 by • 1 answer
I have been prescribed Aldactone as a diuretic because of a hormone imbalance. Does it have to build up in your bloodstream before it starts to work, or are the results immediate?
Posted 28 May 2011 by • 2 answers
Spironolactone (Aldactone) does seem to be keeping my BP under control, but it has significantly raised my heart rate - from the 60's to the high 80's, topping out at 108. Is this why I'm so tired?
Posted 26 Jan 2012 by • 1 answer
Posted 25 Jun 2012 by • 3 answers
Posted 17 Sep 2012 by • 3 answers
I'm suffer from being hairy & growing of hair under the skin &loss of hair of my head i'm female,in 21.i'm afraid of using aldactone what's the most proper and the dose?
Posted 2 Aug 2013 by • 2 answers
Posted 15 Jul 2010 by • 2 answers
hi,,i am female 24years old.. i have acne started 7 years ago,,i have tired alot of medication even RETAIN A... with temporal improvement then the condition worsen again because of stree of the exam,,and i have pco and i am taking oral contracepitive pills to treat it..my hair also started to fall ...
Posted 21 Nov 2012 by • 2 answers
Have been on Atenolol for several years, lately slowly stopping lowering BP. Dr gave a prescription for 25mg Aldactone to add to the Atenolol, thinks I need a diuretic, I had an ER trip last year allergic reaction hydrothiozide. I am 69, and happen to be very sensitive to various drugs... Thanks ...
Posted 7 Jun 2016 by • 1 answer
very puffy-thighs are hard to the touch. I'm saying congestive heart failure... Is an Aldactone once a day together with Lasix going to make the BP too low? Would like to reduce the fluid
Posted 19 Jul 2018 by • 1 answer
I had a recent increase in my psychiatric medication Seroquel and I bloated and swelled which I never did even as a pregnant woman years ago, so I took my spironolactone AKA Aldactone for a week, but by the time I was done and realized my pain was greater than when I started ( I have chronic pain ...
Posted 21 Dec 2010 by • 1 answer
I was prescribed Aldactone for thinning hair, result is all my body hair has dissapeared and hair on head accelerated loss at alarming rate
Posted 26 Apr 2011 by • 1 answer
1st Day 25mg 2nd Day 2x25 = 50mg 3th Day 2x25 =50mg How long is the period when Spironolactone (Aldactone) can be detected in urine after that? Can i be CLEAN at 4th Day on urine test?
Posted 25 May 2011 by • 1 answer
I'm 47 year old woman with pcos. I've been taking 200mg spiro for 3 months now mainly for hair loss. I have lost weight (I assume it's water wgt) and I'm concerned about losing too much muscle mass from spiro. Have you heard of losing significant muscle mass from it? I work hard ...
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