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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of spironolactone Oral.

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11/26/2013 3:50:57 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Although this drug sounds like a terrific remedy to acne, the one thing my doctor neglected to tell me was that this medication has been known to cause tumors in rats. If you have a medical condition that it is essential you must take this drug that is one thing. But to be prescribed to cure acne and not be informed of its dangers was not a risk I was willing to take. Do your homework before yo ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
11/1/2013 10:33:48 AM

Reviewer: mpammergirl, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I just turned 40 and have had acne since I was 12. I was prescribed this drug about 5 months ago for severe acne and cysts on my chin. I had previously been on antibiotics and topicals on and off again for nearly 10 years. I love my new dermatologist! Love Spiro for the acne control and reduction of hair growth on my chin. I am also using Tazorac cream. I am finally piecing together the side effec ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
10/28/2013 10:44:21 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I took this 2 yrs ago and it cleared horrible cystic acne!! Just recently I started to break out again w tiny pimples on my neck and jaw line!! Stress! So I went back in tears!! He put me back on spiro and just added solodyn I have been on spiro for 6 weeks now and just now am seeing the clearing!! I had a bit of a initial break out wich has left me w some scaring but that will fade w time!! Acne ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
10/23/2013 8:24:00 PM

Reviewer: pinknpeachy, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I've had acne since adolescence and years of topical and antibiotic medications could not clear it up (even a round of accutane did not help!). I gave up for a few years but last year went back to the Derm, who prescribed 100mg of Spironolactone and a RetinA. After about 2 months my skin was almost completely clear. I've been on the Spiro for just over a year and it consistently keeps m ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
10/11/2013 1:32:43 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I'm a 49 year young women that began to get breakouts a few years back. My Dermatologist put me on Accutane I loved it and it cleared my acne within a month. Due to not being able to be on accutane long term my dermatologist suggested that I try 100mg of Spironolactonate in combination with twice daily use of topical Aczone. This has been an amazing combo and my skin is clear!! Be patient. Spi ... Show Full Comment

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