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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 ...

Posted 20 Jan 2013 10 answers

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 ...

Posted 20 Jul 2013 3 answers

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 ...

Posted 9 Apr 2014 1 answer

Spironolactone - its it normal for a 20 year old to get bald spots?

its getting bigger each month

Posted 4 days ago 1 answer

Should I take spironolacton along with lasix?

I take both medicaitons at night and nightly I have muscle cramps and spasims. Could this be the cause? Taking both meds.

Posted 5 days ago 1 answer

Spironolactone - Is spiro a steroid drug?

Been told I can take this for acne Rosacea but just wondered if it's a steroid

Posted 10 days ago 1 answer

Spironolactone - What's an alternate with fewer side affects?

I use it for Blood Pressure but hate the side affects. Weight gain, breast enlargement, stiffness, muscles seem to injure tear easily. Need an alternate badly but it has to work like this one. Others ...

Posted 1 Jul 2016 0 answers

Taking spironolactone plus losarten. Checked potassium one week later, increased to 4.6 from 4.2--?

Have another potassium check in 3 weeks. On meds for diastolic heart failure. Also have mild stage 3 CKD . Placed on meds due to moderate dyspnea. Have underlying anxiety disorder that does not help ...

Posted 27 Jun 2016 1 answer

Spironolactone - Does it effect diabeties?

I was doing good on my diabeties and started this medicine and my sugar is all over the board!

Posted 24 Jun 2016 0 answers

Spironolactone - I've been on this medication for 2 weeks and I've noticed more facial hair growth?

Is this normal and what should I do? I take two 50mg tablets per day.

Posted 16 May 2016 0 answers

Will fatigue and bad symptoms go away once you've been on spironolactone for 3 months?

I've been taking spiro. For about a month now and the symptoms I've developed are horrible. i get dizzy/light headed when I stand up from sitting. I am so bitchy it's not funny and ...

Posted 5 Apr 2016 0 answers

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