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

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Condition: Other
12/18/2013 10:06:49 PM

Reviewer: 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 PCOS and started to get severe acne on my chest and back over the summer, so I mentioned it to my Dr and he put me on spiro, saying my aldosterone levels were out of whack, which I was skeptical but in about 2 months I'm completely cleared up! Not to mention the 12 lb weight loss. I have also felt less fatigued during the day. Love spiro!

Condition: Other
12/11/2013 5:55:41 PM

Reviewer: Kathy, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have had alot of hair loss...going to stop taking the medication,afraid all my hair is going to fall out....

Condition: Other
12/10/2013 4:56:46 PM

Reviewer: emmar6, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been taking Spiro for about 5 1/2 months as an acne treatment and am only now seeing and experiencing results-- so be patient! I started out on a 25mg dosage twice a day, moved up to 50mg after 3 months and just recently increased to 100mg. Do not be discouraged by the initial outbreaks. I pair it with Differin, which is a topical cream that helps with scarring but my face has finally start ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
11/26/2013 3:50:57 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Although this drug sounds like a terrific remedy to acne, the one thing my doctor neglected to tell me was that this medication has been known to cause tumors in rats. If you have a medical condition that it is essential you must take this drug that is one thing. But to be prescribed to cure acne and not be informed of its dangers was not a risk I was willing to take. Do your homework before yo ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
11/1/2013 10:33:48 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I just turned 40 and have had acne since I was 12. I was prescribed this drug about 5 months ago for severe acne and cysts on my chin. I had previously been on antibiotics and topicals on and off again for nearly 10 years. I love my new dermatologist! Love Spiro for the acne control and reduction of hair growth on my chin. I am also using Tazorac cream. I am finally piecing together the side effec ... Show Full Comment

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