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    Condition: Other
    10/27/2008 12:06:27 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    My dermotologist perscribed this for my acne. Everything was going fine for the first 2 1/2 weeks that I was taking it (100 mg per day). I did have slight muscle soreness in my legs and you definitely pee a lot, but there was nothing to be concerned with. BUT, after taking spiro. for 3 weeks, my whole body started itching very very intensely. The itching was so bad that I couldn't sleep or do ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Other
    10/21/2008 5:30:00 PM

    Reviewer: kiki, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    This drug is horrible! I was put on by my dermatologist for acne. After three weeks, I need to stop. I have had severe cramping, vomiting, dizziness and tiredness. The final straw was a second period within a week of finishing my first one. I will find another (topical) way of dealing with my acne. This is not worth it. Beware!

    Condition: Other
    10/8/2008 10:28:51 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I has opposite side effects.I was perscribed the medication for acne and was only able to stand taking it for about 3 weeks. My abdomen hurt all the time, I urinated alot but my bladder never felt empty. My breasts got so tender that I had to stop running at the gym for a while. The last straw was gaining 12 pounds in 2 weeks. Since stopping the medication 2 weeks ago I am beginning to feel be ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Other
    10/2/2008 3:02:44 PM

    Reviewer: Are generics the same?, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    Have been on 100 mg/day for couple of years - prescribed for hair loss - Ok results, but also cleared up my skin beautifully. Began taking generic version (white oval pill, mint flavor), then because of insurance change had to take a different generic version (round white pill). The round pill did nothing - my face began to break out badly and i noticed soem hair loss. So now my doc prescribed ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Other
    9/19/2008 12:33:14 PM

    Reviewer: llpintegrity, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    I have taken this medication for about 5 years now for hyperaldosteronism resulting in elevated blood pressure. It "blocks" hormones from the adrenal glands and has worked well. Dose of 50 mg/da BPs finally well under control after trying different BP meds over the years. Gynecomastia, cough, dry throat,loss of labido, increased blood sugars all side effects for me. Now diagnosed wit ... Show Full Comment

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