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What is spironolactone?

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Spironolactone is a pill that may slow or reduce hair growth in areas that you don’t want hair. It will not get rid of the hair on your scalp and may actually stimulate growth there. If no other hair removal method works, it might be an option.

From: Hair Removal Options WebMD Medical Reference

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American Academy of Dermatology: "Laser hair removal."

American Academy of Dermatology: "Treating excess body hair could remedy a hairy situation."

FDA: "Removing Hair Safely."

 

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on July 2, 2018

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American Academy of Dermatology: "Laser hair removal."

American Academy of Dermatology: "Treating excess body hair could remedy a hairy situation."

FDA: "Removing Hair Safely."

 

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on July 2, 2018

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