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A 23-year-old female asked:

Taking errin and spironolactone (100mg) for birth control/acne for more than a year. i have developed anxiety and want to discontinue. is it safe to?

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Dr. Shahruq Sarela
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Medications: i see a lot of people on spironolactone but i personally don't find it very effective for acne control. I would stop it if its not working. I rather recommend, a acne facial wash, and just clean the skin twice a day. I do recommend pro-active as i tried this myself, and was very effective.

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