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Spironolactone - Will weight gain with aldactone usage go away once the body adjusts?

Posted 9 Apr 2014 by Dawn E 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 ...

What does mixing alcohol and Spironolactone/Aldactone do specifically?

Posted 4 Feb 2012 by susan_s49 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 ...

How long does it take for Aldactone to work?

Posted 20 Dec 2009 by janer1966 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?

Would an increase in heart rate due to medication make me feel tired?

Posted 28 May 2011 by msetley2 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?

Aldactone dosage for being hairy?

Posted 17 Sep 2012 by Hadeer 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?

Acne and hair loss problems?

Posted 15 Jul 2010 by noona 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 hair also started to fall ...

Is it alright to take Aldactone with Atenolol?

Posted 21 Nov 2012 by Moonbeamlover 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 ...

Low blood pressure-106/51--- already on 20 mg Lasix twice daily. extremities including groin area?

Posted 7 Jun 2016 by nrgilpin 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

Anybody else having severe joint and muscle pain with Aldactone? I stopped it but it still hurts.

Posted 19 Jul 2018 by DreamingRachel 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 ...

Alopecia - Should Aldactone be prescribed for thinning hair loss on the scalp?

Posted 21 Dec 2010 by jtjacqueline 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

How long is the period when Spironolactone can be detected in urine after the last pill of 25mg?

Posted 26 Apr 2011 by Zerrpo 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?

Aldactone - does this cause loss of muscle mass?

Posted 25 May 2011 by sandrahuey 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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