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Posted 8 Aug 2010 by • 4 answers
My doctor put me on spironolactone to treat me for PCOS, but from what I read it doesn't. Can it? Im 29 yrs old and I was diagnosed with PCOS when I 18 yrs old, but was never treated for it. I just started seeing a new physician and she placed me on spironolactone in February. She said it ...
Posted 26 Mar 2017 by • 0 answers
I know spironolactone is essentially a diuretic used to treat hypertension and it has an anti-androgenic effect. Some doctors prescribe it to treat acne or hirsutism in females, how ever, i want to understand a point, when the patient stop taking spiro, will the androgen receptors be reactivated ? ...
Posted 7 Sep 2016 by • 1 answer
I have, all of a sudden, after a severe staph infection began growing hair everywhere. Very bad on face. My legs and arms are covered with ingrown hairs. My face also has ingrown hairs above my lip and under chin and cheeks. I'm covered with ugly scabby sores. I don't know what to do. I ...
Posted 28 Apr 2016 by • 0 answers
... spironolactone 100mg
Posted 11 Jun 2016 by • 1 answer
Can anyone experience sore throat and light headache? I am not sure if I have a cold or this is side effect of Vaniqa cream used on my chin for last 10 days.
Posted 3 Apr 2016 by • 0 answers
... endocrinologist help me? Plus I've heard that the pills an endocrinologist gives you can give you cancer. Is this true?
Posted 20 Sep 2015 by • 0 answers
Should I ask to be increased in my spironolactone dosage? I take Zarah and 100mg spironolactone daily now for PCOS and Hirsutism.
Posted 4 Oct 2015 by • 0 answers
For a girl dealing with body hair, possibly hirsutism, would an endocrinologist be the right doctor?
Posted 28 Apr 2015 by • 3 answers
Due to insurance issues, i can not visit a lot of doctors. I would like to have my body hair looked at and see if any prescriptions or birth control could help. Would an endocrinologist be my best bet?
Posted 28 Feb 2013 by • 1 answer
Posted 31 Dec 2012 • 1 answer
Female 20 years PCOS I take Metformin 850 mg twice daily Aldactone 100 mg once daily And I strated taking Roaccutane for the acne, I take 30 mg daily Please I need help since I don't know how many hours should I space between them and whether to take them in the morning or at night
Posted 20 Feb 2012 by • 1 answer
Im wondering how much a tube and how long the tube lasts? Thanks
Posted 2 Dec 2011 by • 1 answer
Posted 21 Oct 2010 • 1 answer
can it be applied to skin with intact hair?
Posted 10 Aug 2011 by • 1 answer
I have Severe Hirsutism and I have been taking this medication for a few months at 25mg 2tab twice daily, and have had no luck, my doctor has just upped it to 100mg twice daily. I have been doing more reading on it and a lot of websites say that if an individual is obese that they may need to be on ...