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

Posted 9 Apr 2014 by Dawn E 6 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 ...

Has anyone experienced hair loss while taking Spironolactone?

Posted 20 Jan 2013 by nw1970 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 ...

Why is Spironolactone not listed as an Anti-Androgen?

Posted 20 Jul 2013 by PrincessKira 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 ...

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 - How long do you have the side effects after stopping this?

Posted 1 day 16 hours ago by trishaRos059 0 answers

I've stopped this,but now I have the rash and the water like welts from it.How do I take care of the rash a!d the welts?

Spironolactone - 85 year old woman has nausea and dizziness?

Posted 10 days ago by Mark Cub 1 answer

She sleeps well but on getting up the nausea return for all day. She has had congestive heart failure. Open heart surgery 10 years ago to replace aortic valve and 5 by-passes. She is active, lives with her husband in their own house where she does the normal cooking and cleaning plus a small ...

Should I be worried about acidosis after taking spirolactone and Losartan together? I have been...

Posted 10 days ago by 20Alex13 0 answers

... experiencing shortness of breath and painful/muscle tightness in my chest from armpit to armpit.

I switched from triamtrene to Spironolactone a couple of day ago. I am noticing I have swelling..

Posted 10 Aug 2017 by lgw1015 0 answers

... at the back in my leg and I am not urinating as much. Is this a concern or is it going to take time switching from one medicine to the other.

Has anyone experiened hair loss on spironolactone?

Posted 6 Jul 2017 by maisie89 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 ...

How often each day should 3x 50mg tablets of spironolactone be taken?

Posted 12 Jul 2017 by Bez-eastbourne 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?

Spironolactone - Did anyone experience weight gain?

Posted 14 Jun 2017 by r1628 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.

Is it safe to take 60 mg lasix and 25mg spirolactone on 1liter of fluid restriction?

Posted 29 Jun 2017 by Rocky_old_man 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 Yamamaya 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 ...

Apple cider vinegar and spironolactone?

Posted 3 Apr 2017 by AmyRLaFollette 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.

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