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

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Condition: Other
5/13/2008 12:57:58 AM

Reviewer: harvickfans2, 25-34 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:
I have been taking this med for almost a year. My acne has decreased dramatically although I get a couple of pimples at that time of the month. I can't think of any side effects I've experienced. I highly recommend it, but keep in mind all drugs work differently on everyone so listen to your body if you have any weird side effects

Condition: Other
5/7/2008 9:49:56 AM

Reviewer: Ellen, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
For treatment of acne, I have been using a 100mg dose for 7 years. No problem side effects at all. Realize that while the drug does increase urination, you can't skimp on water intake as a way to avoid this! The oil production on my skin is dramatically decreased therefore I my breakouts (mild and cystic) have stopped. I am definitely keeping spiro as part of my anti-acne program.

Condition: Other
5/1/2008 11:18:03 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

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Condition: Other
4/22/2008 11:16:04 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Prescribed for acne, concurrent with Retin-A. So far so good, but noticed one BIG problem: Whenever I work out, I experience dizziness and nausea. I never have had trouble with this before, and I understand that it is a blood pressure medication as well, but no one warned me that I would have to reduce my activity levels! It is hard to go 30 minutes on a bike now or 20 minutes on my rollerblad ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
4/10/2008 10:11:34 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Just started and the side effects are upset stomach and light headed and a decrease of my blood pressure,which by the way, was perfect. Also have anxiety. Prescribed for acne.

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