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Condition: Other
4/10/2009 3:47:55 PM

Reviewer: ?, 13-18 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
my dermatologist prescribed this med for acne and it seems to help but I am sensitive to cold and my cold sensitivities are exacerbated with this med my hands and feet are pale bluish and the foot has has some tingling I am concerned that I am getting a secondary Raynauds do you have any info?

Condition: Other
3/18/2009 11:11:06 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Spiro is used to treat adult acne and works like a dream, aside from a few breakouts during that time of the month. However, negative side effects for me are dry skin, sleepiness and dry, dark period. I'm going to speak to the derm about the period issue as that concerns me the most. The best side-effect is that the "angry pms" ceases to exist and no painful bloating. I hope there ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
3/2/2009 3:39:43 PM

Reviewer: ILMOM, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I just started taken this med a week ago for hormonal acne/high testosterone level, facial hair. Starting now to have cycle earlier and now having low back soreness most likely because the drug works with the adrenal glands and that's where they are. Too early to tell yet how it will work for what is what prescribled.

Condition: Other
2/17/2009 4:05:19 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
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Condition: Other
1/18/2009 12:32:35 AM

Reviewer: desi08, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was prescribed spironolactone for adult acne (I'm 28), along with Bactrim (antibiotic), and I've been taking it for about 3 months now. Before this I had tried several different types of antibiotics and almost every topical cream and nothing worked well. I've been really happy so far. I used to get cyst like acne on my chin and after about 1 1/2 months of being on spironolactone, thi ... Show Full Comment

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