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

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Condition: Other
3/26/2008 10:33:28 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
DERM. PUT ME ON THIS TO TREAT ACNE.. HAS WORKED VERY WELL WITH THE HELP OF SOME CREAM. ALTHOUGH I TAKE THIS AT NIGHT BECAUSE IT MAKES ME VERY SLEEPY. IT DOES REALLY WELL WITH THE LARGE ACNE KNOTS THAT USUALLY COME AROUND THE TIME OF MY MENST.CYCLE

Condition: Other
3/5/2008 4:37:21 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I've been on this medicine for a little over a month. Haven't seen any real negative effects as of yet. Only side effect i've noticed is waking up in the middle of the night pouring with sweat. Has anyone else had this problem?

Condition: Other
2/21/2008 10:57:28 AM

Reviewer: 29olives, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I was prescribed this medication for acne and have been on it for less than a month. While it works slowly, it does work. You just have to be patient as it builds up in your body. My dermo also prescribed me prednisone (steroid) so the acne goes away faster and gives spironolactone time to work. While prednisone is a miracle drug (acne will go away within the 6-day taper cycle), it has side eff ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
2/5/2008 11:40:17 PM

Reviewer: TexasGal, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I take this medication for acne. It has reduced the redness and swelling of the large cysts and the redness associated with my topical meds. I also take an antibiotic and use Retin-A. It does make me urinate more frequently but not to the point of being a problem. It did reduce/eliminate some of my chin and lip hairs. I don't have a huge problem in this area but it was a nice bonus to taking t ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
1/20/2008 11:55:01 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I am currently taking two pills in the evening for my acne.( the lowest dose) I have noticed that I have lost weight and that I use the bathroom more often than normal. The downside is that I wake up in the morning and I have the worst sore throat in the world. The medicine tastes like mints, but you have to take them with a full glass of cold water. I would recommend this medication to anyone ... Show Full Comment

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