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Has anyone experienced hair loss while taking Spironolactone?

Posted 20 Jan 2013 by nw1970 14 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 ...

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

Posted 9 Apr 2014 by Dawn E 1 answer

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 ...

Why is Spironolactone not listed as an Anti-Androgen?

Posted 20 Jul 2013 by PrincessKira 3 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 ...

Spironolactone - Should the pill taste minty?

Posted 30 Dec 2016 by SaizC 0 answers

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I found out I have high male hormones and hair loss should I take spironolactone?

Posted 13 Dec 2016 by Jessln 2 answers

Please help! A year ago I started getting cystic acne on my neck and then I noticed oily skin and acne on my back and then my hair started shedding. I used to only have to wash my hair once every four days and it has gotten to the point that I now have to wash every single day. I'm ...

Is it safe or still effective in my system if I were to cut my spironolactone pill in half and take?

Posted 19 Nov 2016 by Bnkrchic03 0 answers

... half in morning and half in evening?? I take 100 mg daily for PCOS and find it upsets my stomach quite a bit.

Hello I have been on spironolactone for 8 years and just been informed to stop Not ever needed?

Posted 20 Oct 2016 by Maggie floyd 2 answers

I have been on spironolactone 8 years and during that time I no doctor seemed to know why I was on it. I have now been told to stop the drug, but has or could this have damaged my organs? My present gp did not prescribe it it was my previous doctor but the gp I have now and another at same surgery ...

Spironolactone - Any other females experienced loss of sexual interest and response?

Posted 4 Nov 2016 by NOLA9 0 answers

I am in my early 50s. Both returned after two weeks off of this medication. I think I was taking 50 mg/day.

Spironolactone - Do you need to continue it forever?

Posted 10 Oct 2016 by TiaMargarita 1 answer

Taking it for hair loss. Its been three month & I'm not losing anywhere as much hair. No side effects but if I stop taking will I again start losiing more hair.

Spironolactone - If I smoke cigarettes and taking this medication it's bad?Or if I want to drink?

Posted 30 Oct 2016 by Bellaybaby 0 answers

... alcohol for only one day,I should have the doses of this medication this day that I'm drinking alcohol?

Is it unsafe to take antibiotics (Doxycycline) for acne if I've been exposed to mold?

Posted 10 Oct 2016 by scarletariete 0 answers

Hello, For the past 4 months I've been on two medications to control PCOS acne: Doxycycline and Spironolactone. I just found out that my house has mold and it's the reason that I've been having severe gastrointestinal issues (for the past two weeks) that I never had before. At first ...

Should I take spironolactone?

Posted 2 Sep 2016 by evurovecz 1 answer

I had a paturitry tumour 2 years ago but not any more , can it return if I take this medication ?

Spironolactone - Is spiro a steroid drug?

Posted 20 Jul 2016 by Gemma g 1 answer

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

Heart Disease - what do I do if I forget to take my HF medicine?

Posted 18 Aug 2016 by HF MAN 1 answer

I take Xarelto, lisinopril, metoprolol, furosemide, diltiazem and spironolactone

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