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Safe Spironolactone Aldactone Pregnant
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
Discontinue it: It's not frankly dangerous, but you should stop using it as soon as you find out you are pregnant. Discuss this with your obg or whoever gives you the prescription. ...Read more
If a male has been taking spironolactone and estrogen for a month and gets a female pregnant, will there likely be any complications in the pregnancy?
No: The males exposure to those medications would not affect the baby. ...Read more
I am on spironolactone and I am planning on having a blood pregnancy test next week.... What should I do? Stop taking it? Stay on it? Will it affect?
Daughter had taken spironolactone but stopped when she was 3 weeks pregnant. What are the chances of a birth defect and is there test for this defect?
No Data: This medication is considered a category "c"medication in early pregnancy. There is not enough data available to consider it dangerous or completely safe in early pregnancy. It moves to a category "d" or potentially dangerous if used for pregnancy induced hypertension late in pregnancy. (as are many of the hypertension drugs) since there is no recorded defects, there is no specific test for them. ...Read more
I'm on spironolactone, metformin & lisinopril. I'm not on birth control - do those meds pose a risk to a pregnancy? (Not ttc now but it could happen)
Yes: No interactions between them.Get a more detailed answer ›
I'm on 100 mg of aldactone (spironolactone) can taking with KLAMATH BLUE GREEN ALGAE SUPPLEMENT safe?
Is it safe to combine zithromax with aldactone (spironolactone) in one treatment to cure adult acne?
No rebound: There's no rebound but you'll lose the benefits. Why were you taking those meds? Are you sure you want to sacrifice the benefits they gave you? ...Read more
Need doc opinions! I am trying to figure out if it is safe to take spironolactone and fertilaid together?
Is topical spironolactone (2%) safe for mpb? Is it effective? Can systemic absorption occur? (coz its 50-75 mg topical application in paraben vehicle)
Topical Spironolacto: The literature on systemic absorption of topical sprironolactone is a bit unclear. Small studies in lab rodents showed no absorption, but there are numerous anecdotal entries on hair loss blogs where users attest to side effects which point towards systemic absorption, including falling testosterone levels. Monitor your use carefully to see if you are an "absorber.". ...Read more
You should avoid becoming pregnant while on spironolactone because it can affect the development of a male fetus.
Effects on potassium have also been discussed as a side effect, but recent evidence suggests that this is so incredibly uncommon that blood tests for it should not routinely be done.
Other side effects include abnormal periods, breast tenderness, headaches. These are all reversible. ...Read more
Yes: It's safe and is a common treatment regimen. ...Read more
Hair: Not unti you have cleared this with yout doctor? ...Read more
Is Spironolactone a safe treatment for Hirsutism? Does it cause weight gain and harmful side effects?
Yes: This drug has some activity in blocking the male hormone receptors and is moderately effective for hirsutism. At the usual doses it has no major side effects and does not cause weight gain. If it does not help you, you could ask your doctor to try a drug called flutamide which is somewhat more potent but with a risk of liver side effects. ...Read more
I want to take Spironolactone for my hormonal acne, but am still breastfeeding (comfort nursing) my 10 month old daughter. Safe to take the Spiro?
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?
Talk: Your doctor before stopping any prescribed medication ...Read more