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What To Do After Getting Off Spironolactone
Potential side effxs: There are quite a few potential side effects from use of this medicine: hair loss, breast enlargement (gynecomastia), low blood count, menstrual irregularity, impotence (for men), hives, and severe "drug-rash with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms" (DRESS) are among severe ones. Minor symptoms can include belly pain, diarrhea, headaches, drowsiness, leg cramps etc....so consult doc. Good luck ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Aldactone (spironolactone) 150mg for pcos. I get 2 periods a month on it. For last 3 months. Is that normal? Why is that happening?Anyway to just get 1 period a month?
Gained 2-3 lbs after stopping spironolactone for acne. Could this be water weight? What can I do to get rid of this? Already drinking 90 oz of water.
I get 2 periods a month on aldactone (spironolactone) for pcos. Is there anyway to regulate and stay on the medcine? Extensive cardiac history can't take bcps.
Had sex 3days before my period.Now i'm late 6days.Im on metformin and spironolactone due to pcos. My dr. Told me i could get pregnant. What can I do?
Don’t guess.: Take a test. they are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. if you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. ...Read more
Many uses: Spironolactone is a diuretic and can be used to get rid of the body's extra fluid. It's also a aldosterone blocker and can be used to block the adverse effects of aldosterone on the heart and other tissues. It's also a testosterone blocker and can be used to decrease hair growth in patients with excessive hair. ...Read more
Terrible skin: I cannot answer that without more information. Dermatologists are the best doctors to help you with this. They are usually very busy and may have you wait a month or so before they can take you - be patient. ...Read more
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