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    Condition: Other
    7/8/2015 5:52:05 PM

    Reviewer: Dexter1050, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    Dermatologist has me taking this for adult acne. My skin broke out badly 1 week after starting the drug but has since been fine. I am supposed to taking 50mg each day but am only taking 25mg. When I take the 25mg at night it knocks me out....I cant imagine taking 50mg! The only side effect I have experienced is an upset stomach which led me to this site. I will start taking it with food. I ha ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Other
    5/23/2015 1:52:28 PM

    Reviewer: epistlewriter, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    This medication was too effective in lowering my B.P. It left me weak, barely able to move, completely dehydrated me, and utterly altered my sense of taste in a negative way. Everything tasted horrible and metallic. I could not function at all. The doctors who put me on Spirolactone completely ignored my debilitating symptoms. Yes I needed to lose weight but not 46 lb.in about 9 weeks. I could bar ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Other
    9/2/2014 11:48:54 PM

    Reviewer: V.B., 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I just wanted to say that I've personally taken Spironolactone (aka: Aldactone) for almost 2 years. I have Cushing's Disease, so I had horrible, full body acne, balding, and hirsutism. My doctor warned me before I even began taking this medication that it would take AT LEAST 6 months before I saw any changes. At the beginning of the 6th month of taking Aldactone, my skin was completely cle ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Other
    4/18/2014 4:12:28 PM

    Reviewer: Lina, 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 am 25, and I've had bad acne since forever. I've always had bad breakouts. But just until I tried a stupid electric brush, my skin just went crazy, sever acne all over my face and neck. I went to a dermatologist who prescribed Aldactone along with another one, a gel, a purifying facial wash. It's been 6 months now and let me tell you something .. this is miracle ! magic maybe ! my sk ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Other
    3/19/2014 9:34:40 AM

    Reviewer: Zombie_luva, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I'm 38 and have had acne all my life. Althought the reason I started it is because about four years ago my bunga hair started thinning and I panicked. The drug worked great and pretty quickly on my skin but not sure it did to much for my hair. Its about the same. I haven't had a zit in a year. I was so happy. BUT, now that its really in my system I am experiencing the side effects which is ... Show Full Comment

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