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A 29-year-old female asked:

hi, stayin in switzerland, having reccurent acne/pimples on face after marriage. just not going only.what medicine to be taken? name ria and age 30.

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Dr. Ellen Turner
Dermatology 20 years experience
Spironolactone: Ria, your best bet would be an oral medication called spironolactone. It is perfect for adult female acne induced or worsened by stress and menstrual cycling as it slightly inhibits the hormonal fluctuations that lead to the adult variant of acne. A low dose such as 50 or 100 mg per day should be sufficient. You do not want to get pregnant or be breast-feeding while on this medication.

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