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    Condition: Other
    9/12/2015 8:59:40 AM

    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:
    Like many of the women posting here, I have used almost every prescription and non-prescription acne treatment over the last 15 years. Tetrycycline, minocycline, topical gels and creams and lotions, OTC products, Proactiv, SkinID, etc etc. Most have failed to be effective. I never used Accutane. When I was prescribed spironolactone, I had never heard of it before so I was skeptical, especially bec ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Other
    9/9/2015 9:24:01 PM

    Reviewer: backwoods girl, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I was diagnosed with PCOs and shortly after go very bad cystic acne on my jaw and chin. It was very big and I had lost all of my self confidence which made me pretty depressed. I tried everything and then finally decided to see a dermatologist. They prescribed me to 150mgs of spironoalctone and it had changed my life drastically. I have no acne any more and my face is completely clear of any acne. ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Other
    7/18/2015 3:46:45 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I'm 47 years old.I've been on spironolactone for over a year for acne.I also changed my diet completely.No dairy,no bread,no pasta,no rice, no potatoes.It took 3 months before I started seeing any improvement.It was like magic.My skin was so beautiful.Now I'm having Lupus symptoms.Did blood work and tested positive for Lupus.Not sure if medication was the cause.I just got off the medic ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Other
    7/6/2015 1:53:15 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I am 44, prescribed for hormonal acne. Did not notice any difference in acne but only took for 3wks due to side effects. Breast fullness, extreme breast tenderness, leg cramps and abdominal cramps, break through bleeding between period. I also take med for hypothyroid so not sure if this increased the likelihood of side effects.

    Condition: Other
    6/29/2015 1:58:51 PM

    Reviewer: KellP001, 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I began taking this medication for acne, after 2 weeks of use I experienced an inflammation of my optic nerve, which some may link to MS however after an MRI I had no other signs of MS. Once I discontinued the drug, 2 weeks later all symptoms of optic neuritis disappeared.

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