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Can I use an antiandrogen for treating oily skin?

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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Yes with supervision

The use of spironolactone as an anti androgen for acne is quite common and should be used under supervision of a dermatologist.

In brief: Yes with supervision

The use of spironolactone as an anti androgen for acne is quite common and should be used under supervision of a dermatologist.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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Dr. Mark Taylor
Dermatology

In brief: May Help

Spironolactone may help some, but will not solve an oily skin problem. The best product is low dose Isotretinoin (accutane).
You don't want to take this drug is you are at any risk of getting pregnant because it has a high risk of causing birth defects.

In brief: May Help

Spironolactone may help some, but will not solve an oily skin problem. The best product is low dose Isotretinoin (accutane).
You don't want to take this drug is you are at any risk of getting pregnant because it has a high risk of causing birth defects.
Dr. Mark Taylor
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