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Condition: Other
4/7/2008 6:23:00 PM

Reviewer: christine, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I've been taking 100 mgs a day for at least 7 yrs for PCOS. I'm still having problems with acne and my dermatologist said it could be doubled but my Dr who prescribes it doesn't want to increase it. I've never noticed any side effects at 100 mgs per day. Any one take more than 100mgs a day for treatment of ance?

Condition: Other
3/29/2008 3:46:25 PM

Reviewer:

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was given this for acne. after about week I developed a rash all over my back and stomach.

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

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