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I take a very low dosage of spironolactone ( 25 mg twice a day) for acne purposes. i am a 20 year old girl and also take yaz birth control. am i allowed to take ashwagandha supplements to help lessened libido while taking spironolactone?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh answered

Specializes in Pathology

The supplements are not regulated and you would not know what is in the preparation being sold. Many such preparations have injurious chemicals. I would recommend against taking an unregulated supplement. Talk to the doctor who prescribed spironolactone as s/he has more experience with the side effects of this drug. Wish you good health!

Answered 6/8/2022

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Dr. Birendra Tandan answered

Specializes in Urology

Supplements are frequently unhelpful and a waste of money. lack of libido if a problem should be treated by a sex therapist

Answered 6/9/2022

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