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

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Condition: Other
9/13/2013 3:42:24 AM

Reviewer: twilightgal, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I've been taking spironolactone for about 2 1/2 months for my hormonal acne (I'm in perimenopause) and my face looks so much better than it did before I started the drug. I tried several topical treatments but none worked and I didn't want to try Accutane or antibiotics. I was reluctant to try this drug but I'm so I did. Other than urinating more than usual, I haven't really e ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
8/15/2013 10:41:18 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was so excited to try this since I've dealt with hormonal acne for 2 years. However, I was taking this for only 2 days before an unlikely side effect occurred. I developed a severe muscle spasm in my right thumb and would last 10 minutes and occur about 10-15 times a day. Along with that, my skin became highly sensitive to products. Then once I stopped, as told by my doctor, I suffered heat ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
6/26/2013 7:38:37 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 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:
My dermatologist prescribed it for my adult cystic acne (aldosterone during PMS). It is a miracle!!! This is so much better than taking Antibiotics!!!!! Bloodwork is done periodically to check Potassium levels.

Condition: Other
6/9/2013 6:31:54 PM

Reviewer: Addy, 25-34 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I began this medication for painful cystic acne. At 100 mgs a day, I began to see results within 2 months. (Females only) Not only did the acne eventually disappear but my body hair became much thinner, my boobs became fuller, and I quit having periods- which was an AwEsOmE surprise! Nothing was instant though, it takes time. It may cause a little fatigue, but nothing that can't be helped with ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
6/5/2013 2:58:43 PM

Reviewer: united2, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Have PCOS and have been taking this drug for 3 years - had to wait 6 months prior to seeing any changes but once started it progressivly got better. Did not clear up all excessive facial hair but most. Have worried about possible side effects as am taking 150 mgs but so far nothing.

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