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Will aldactone (spironolactone) help clear my acne?

It won't. If you have polycystic ovarian syndrome and abnormal facial hair it can slow facil and body hair growth but really won't help the acne much. Read more...

My doctor prescribed me spironolactone for my pre menstrual acne flare up. And I have been on minocycline for 9weeks. Will spiro help clear up faster?

Good start. These are both great meds but you probably want to use topical benzoyl peroxide and/or retinoic acid as well, all the time, at least once a day. An antibiotic shouldn't be your only acne Rx.; the topicals remain your best friends. Your physician should be congratulated -- many of us don't know how helpful spironolactone often is. Some birth control pills can clear acne if they're right for you. Read more...

Does aldactone (spironolactone) help with female acne?

Sometimes. Aldactone (spironolactone) is a diuretic, but it also has the ability to block the effects of testosterone to some extent, and is sometimes used to treat some forms of androgenetic (adult) acne in women only. This is an "off-label" use, however, and should only be taken under the supervision of a dermatologist who is very familiar with its use for this problem. Read more...

Does aldactone (spironolactone) help with female adult acne?

Yes. I recommend this medication alot if the female patient is on another form of birthcontrol, or they can't get pregnant. This medication blocks the action of testosterone on the oil glands, helping hormonal acne. Read more...

How to stop taking aldactone (spironolactone) prescribed for acne?

Just stop. No reason to stop except if you plan pregnancy or have side effects. Your acne is likely to get worse. Read more...

I am taking aldactone (spironolactone) 25mg once in a day for acne. I am 24 now and am noticing little change. What can I do?

Aldactone (spironolactone) & acne. Aldactone (spironolactone) is a very potent anti-testosterone medication and may help acne over time, but it usually takes 6 months or more to notice significant improvement. You are on a very low dose and may need to increase it to 50 or 100 mg to get the best effect. Aldactone is seldom used just by itself for acne. Are you using other acne medications? Read more...

Dr gave me aldactone (spironolactone) for acne, it worked but I feel extremely tired, weak. I do not have hbp. Is this possible should I stop taking it?

Weak on aldactone (spironolactone) You should speak to your doctor about your problems. He would be the best person to speak to as he would know the most about them. Good luck. Read more...
Talk to MD&stop. I will discuss with your doctor and than stop aldactone (spironolactone).Aldactone is used for hormonal acne and it can be the cause of your symptoms.It can cause fall in blood pressure and/or high level of pottasium .I will get it checked. Read more...

Is it safe to combine zithromax with aldactone (spironolactone) to cure adult acne?

Off-label. Acne is an off-label use of both drugs, and whether it is safe to use them depends entirely on your particular situation. Nothing "cures" acne, but we have many options for controlling it. Read more...