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A 35-year-old female 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
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Not permanent : Spironolactone will reduce circulating androgens will taking it. This effect will disappear after stopping the medication.
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