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

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... read more

What is the strength of CaroSpir (spironolactone) oral suspension?

Has anyone experienced hair loss while taking spironolactone?

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... read more

Spironolactone - Did anyone experience weight gain?

I struggle with body issues and I'm worried that I will gain weight on this medicine. I was prescribed 50mg 1 a day.

Can spironolactone be used to treat PCOS?

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... read more

Spironolactone (Spiro) has affected my menstrual cycle. I've always been regular and now after being

... on the pill I haven't had a period but I have had been cramping. I have read tons of reviews from thousands of women experiencing irregular menstrual cycle after being on Spiro yet this isn't listed as a side affect for this drug. Most women have 2 periods in one month, while others... read more

Is it safe to use furosemide in conjunction with spironolactone?

I have been diagnosed with congestive heart failure. This of course causes retention of fluids in my body when I ingest excessive sodium. My cardiologist originally prescribed Lasix (furosemide) for control of this problem. In the meantime, as the V.A. is accustomed to often doing, their... read more

Why is Spironolactone not listed as an Anti-Androgen?

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... read more

Does Spironolactone cause permanent infertility and weight gain?

My niece was told about Spironolactone for her PCOS, but her mother who is in the medical field told her that it can cause infertility. Since she will be getting married in a few weeks and will eventually want children this was not a risk she is willing to take. Gyn sent her to a nutritionist to be... read more

Does Spironolactone really work for women w/high testosterone?

I've been dealing with side effects of high testosterone for years and have just been put on Spironolactone. I'm hot 24/7, unwanted hair and so on and so forth! I'm only on 50mg-is this enough to make a difference?

Is is necessary to take (3) different blood pressure medicines?

My husband is taking Carvedilol, Lisinopril and Spironolactone. I am concerned about the side effects of taking so many medicines. He is also taking Atorvastatin, Warfarin, and Plavix.

Does anyone else experience extremely dry lips while on Spironolactone?

I have been taking spironolactone for 8 weeks for acne. I haven't experienced much for side effects except for extremely dry lips! The corners even crack open. I am constantly using lip balm and carmex. I'm wondering if anyone else has had this issue? Did it go away with time? It's... read more

Spironolactone - Alternative to spiornolactone for hypertension?

As a 63 year old male, I find the side effects of constant breast/nipple pain and growing breast size a deterrent this drug's amazing ability to drop my difficult hypertension. Has anyone had any success in replacing spironolactone with a similar drug or natural treatment without the side... read more

Does spironolactone cause severe skin itch?

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