A member asked:

In pcos patients do spironolactone have temporary effect on excess androgens ,and after stopping it hirsutism increases back as before?only temporary or some permanent effect?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston answered

Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Not permanent : Spironolactone will reduce circulating androgens will taking it. This effect will disappear after stopping the medication.

Answered 1/23/2021



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