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    Condition: Other
    3/10/2016 9:48:21 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I have been using this drug for 3 months. I had monthly issues with acne due to hormonal changes. My skin is 95% better. Amazing. I don't believe I have had any side effects except maybe some light-headedness when standing up too fast from sitting (so I move slower and I am fine). I would try it. I have struggled on and off with acne throughout my adult life - creams, other oral meds, wa ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Other
    2/18/2016 1:02:36 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I never had issues with acne until recently, I'm in my early 20's. I tried everything in the book, from topicals to antibiotics. Finally went to a different dermatologist last week and she put me on this medication. It has only been a week, and my face looks absolutely amazing. You can tell my face is already healing. No side effects so far. It's a miracle!

    Condition: Other
    1/19/2016 4:32:37 PM

    Reviewer: nycgirl729, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    I have PCOS and was prescribed this medicine for acne . I took this medicine for about 2 months before I started to experience extreme bladder pain and bladder spasms. My doctor had never heard of Spironolactone causing such issue and diagnosed me with interstitial cystitis a chronic painful bladder condition. I stopped taking Spironolactone because it was the only thing I had changed in my diet ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Other
    12/7/2015 2:19:31 PM

    Reviewer: Samantha, 25-34 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 have suffered from Cystic Acne for nearly 8 years, I am posting what cured my problem on the hope it will help someone else. I tried many antibiotics over the years, all the creams you can get, I went vegetarian for one year, and I went without diary for 6 months. I tried taking all the health supplements you can think of. I did all the "natural stuff" - the cleaning, the cleansing, av ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Other
    11/17/2015 4:45:56 PM

    Reviewer: Kayla, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    Currently I have been taking this medication for my Acne that gets worse about a week before my period. I started out taking 50mg once a day in the morning, always felt very sick to my stomach in the morning even with food, started taking it at night and that solved that problem, after 1 month at the 50mg dose, I didnt notice a difference in my skin, so my Dr. bumped me up to 100mg a day. Almost a ... Show Full Comment

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