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Can Spironolactone be used to treat PCOS?

Posted 8 Aug 2010 by lrsphilly 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 ...

Spironolactone - Confused as I don't have PCOS OR Hirsutism?

Posted 15 days ago by Tfreza 1 answer

I have been doing laser for over 5 years now and it was working no hair on lip or sides of face. I fell pregnant and then I started getting hair in a beard form. Not so full but you can notice the hair growth. I continued laser but it was hurting so bad and wasnt reducing the hair. I went to my ...

What happens after you finish a course of spironolactone for hirsutism ?

Posted 26 Mar 2017 by Hasanfurler 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 ? ...

Vaniqa - What are other drugs to treat hirsutism?

Posted 7 Sep 2016 by Carson6 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 ...

Using Vaniqa cream on chin?

Posted 11 Jun 2016 by The friend 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.

I have hirsutism, hormonal imbalance, genetics, plus I take strong psych medication how can an?

Posted 3 Apr 2016 by Username19 0 answers

... endocrinologist help me? Plus I've heard that the pills an endocrinologist gives you can give you cancer. Is this true?

Spironolactone - Noticing more black hair on my face and arms?

Posted 20 Sep 2015 by momof2darlings 0 answers

Should I ask to be increased in my spironolactone dosage? I take Zarah and 100mg spironolactone daily now for PCOS and Hirsutism.

For a girl dealing with body hair, possibly hirsutism, would an endocrinologist be the right doctor?

Posted 28 Apr 2015 by Jet7 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?

Hi I need help with scheduling my medications?

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

How much for Vaniqa?

Posted 20 Feb 2012 by beckykippen 1 answer

Im wondering how much a tube and how long the tube lasts? Thanks

Does the use of vaniqa cream has a permanent effect on hair growth? Is it safe in hypothyroidism?

Posted 21 Oct 2010 1 answer

can it be applied to skin with intact hair?

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