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Posted 9 Apr 2014 by • 3 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 20 Jan 2013 by • 16 answers
I am 42 and have had acne on and off since the age of 13. I've taken EVERY medication with the exception of Accutane, but find that Spironolactone works the best (in conjunction with Tazarac and Benzaclyn). I've recently started taking a dose of 100mg/day - up from my original 50 mg -and ...
Posted 20 Jul 2013 by • 4 answers
I've heard about this drug before and didn't realize until recently that it was the same as the drug most Transgendered individuals call simply "spiro." The feminizing effects of this drug are not listed here. As a MTF Transgenderist individual my self; that's how I ...
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 15 days ago by • 2 answers
Hi, I was on spiro for acne for almost 10 months, it did wonders for my skin but I noticed that after 2 or 3 months my scalp was really itchy and hair was shedding everywhere! It never slowed down so I quit last month but I am still shedding. Has anyone been through anything similar? Would really ...
Posted 9 days ago by • 0 answers
As the prescription only stated 3 to be taken daily does this mean take the 3 together or one three times a day?
Posted 29 Jun 2017 by • 0 answers
Normally a person with diagnosed heart problem is allowed 1.5 liter of fluid a day. I have been told to take 60 mg of Lasix and 25 mg of Spira lactone with a one liter bottle a day restriction of fluids. My heart extraction rate is at 15 percent
Spironolactone - I'm having this Hair loss side effect after I start using it, loss over 500 hair p?
Posted 20 Jun 2017 by • 1 answer
I'm having this Hair loss side effect after I start using it, loss over 500 hair per day, how long will it normally last? If I use proscar in the same time, will it stop hair loss? I'm taking 140mg Spiro per day for HRT reason, and hair losing start at the second week after I start using ...
Posted 14 Jun 2017 by • 0 answers
I struggle with body issues and I'm worried that I will gain weight on this medicine. I was prescribed 50mg 1 a day.
Posted 30 Apr 2017 by • 0 answers
I have been experiencing incredibly painful cystic breakouts on my chin for about a year. There have been weeks where it seemed like the breakouts were subsiding but they would always come back and take forever to decrease in inflammation. I have been on various forms of hormonal birth control and ...
Posted 3 Apr 2017 by • 1 answer
Is it okay to drink apple cider vinegar while taking spironolactone? I am wanting to drink 1 tablespoon diluted with water twice daily. I am currently taking 2 25mg pills of spironolactone daily.
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 ? ...
Spironolactone - can spironlactone be crushed into a water solution and applied to my scalp for hair
Posted 2 Mar 2017 by • 1 answer
... loss? Can the Spironolactone pills be crushed and then applied on bald spots for hair growth?
Posted 28 Feb 2017 by • 2 answers
In 1 day when I should only have taken 2 a day
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