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Does spironolactone block testosterone?

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Dr. David Fein
Specializes in Preventive Medicine
Not really: Spironolactone is an old, commonly used (but not really effective) diuretic that has an interesting side effect: its chemical structure is similar enough to block testosterone receptors in the face and scalp, and helps to decrease acne, oily skin, and facial hair growth.

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