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

Posted 9 Apr 2014 by Dawn E 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 ...

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 ...

Has anyone experiened hair loss on spironolactone?

Posted 15 days ago 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 9 days ago 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?

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 ...

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.

Has anyone taken spironolactone for hormonal acne? How has your experience been?

Posted 30 Apr 2017 by Stasiya93 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 ...

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.

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 ? ...

Spironolactone - can spironlactone be crushed into a water solution and applied to my scalp for hair

Posted 2 Mar 2017 by Bernice1925 1 answer

... loss? Can the Spironolactone pills be crushed and then applied on bald spots for hair growth?

What if I took 3 spironolactone 25mm in one day when I should only take 2 a day?

Posted 28 Feb 2017 by Mmor151 2 answers

In 1 day when I should only have taken 2 a day

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