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  1. Unexplained Hypokalemia
    ... I have high blood pressure, and take Avapro and Spironolactone . I have low thyroid, too and take pills for that...

  2. Blood test results
    ... ACE inhibitors and potassium-sparing diuretics like spironolactone are examples). zuzu xx...
    ... ACE inhibitors and potassium-sparing diuretics like spironolactone are examples). zuzu xx Thanks for that.Can...

  3. Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
    ... treated for PCOS for the past 3 yrs with Glucophage, Spironolactone , and Mircette. ...

General Health board

  1. Swelling feet and ankles
    ... bananas, because your losing your potasium. I'm on spironolactone 25 mg, sometimes depending on the swelling on my ankles...

Allergies board

  1. The Hives Thread
    ... had for 15 years.This is what I'm taking. 1)100 mg. Spironolactone ,it seems some of my hive reactions were from hormones ... .Although I'm not sure how the Spironolactone worked to help but it did. 2)Dry Vitamin E ,Dry Vitamin...

Alternative Medicine board

  1. side effects of probiotics
    ... December I've been taking 20mg of prilosec and 50mg of spironolactone for acne and water retention. About a week and ... though not nearly as much as in the beginning) and Spironolactone is a diuretic so it should not cause weight gain....
    ... are taking that may cause alot of future problems is spironolactone -- use to be used for congestive heart failure. It...

Drug Interactions / Side Effects board

  1. Spironolactone vs. Bactrim
    ... have been curious lately about the safety of using spironolactone to control acne in a 16 yr old vs using Bactrim long ... Hey I'm no doctor, but are you sure that spironolactone is the name of the medicine? I'm taking that...and ... blurb I pulled from a drug interaction site I use: Spironolactone , a "water pill," is used to treat high blood pressure...

Skin Problems board

  1. Extremely oily skin
    ... think the medication you're thinking of is Aldactone ( Spironolactone ). It has too may scary side effects for me. Tazorac...

  2. drug induced pigmentation?
    ... barely tell the bluish-gray spot is there. I'm on spironolactone for acne and was told I had to be on the pill with...

  3. Clindamycin????
    ... I use this along with other things, Spironolactone and Differin Gel. I've seen a lot of improvement...

  4. BUMPS all over!!
    ... 2.5%. Thats it. Every once and a while i will take spironolactone to help but i dont take it too often due to it can...

  5. Tinea Versicolor?? HELP!!
    ... of three things... high blood pressure medication ( spironolactone ) that I'm on that makes me photosensitive (or so they...

  6. antiandrogens and s. dermatitis
    ... also happened to be a gyn/deratology fan and rx'ed spironolactone and boom! Instant clear complexion, and you dont need...

  7. MARTI - is the jojoba oil usually a greasy feeling for about an hour after applying
    ... accutane maintenance of 3 pills per week and the diuretic spironolactone 100 mg daily. I have no choice but to moisturize...

Smoking Cessation board

  1. Do Carrots Help With The Renewal?
    ... urinary zinc excretion. Amiloride, ACE inhibitors, spironolactone decrease urinary zince excretion. Chlorthalidone...

Acne Tips board

  1. Spiro - miracle for me!!
    ... threads and thought I would start a new thread on Spironolactone . I have been taking this medication for 2 months...
    ... Hello. I have been taking Spironolactone for 5 years. When I was 22, my skin broke out really...

Brain & Nervous System Disorders board

  1. Tingling left side of head
    ... III NYHA. I take Coreg 25mg BID, Accupril 20mg, Spironolactone 25 mg, Pamalor 50mg, Serazone 100mg, Lasix 40mg, Kudar...

Headaches & Migraines board

  1. anyone had migraine aura W/ no pain??
    ... went away when the medicine kicked in. I take spironolactone for mild acne, and my derm had just upped my dose...

Parkinson's Disease board

  1. can someone please help?
    ... thank you. the med he came off was spironolactone 25mg for blood pressure and he takes atenolol 50mg...
    ... fifisnowflake;3547315]thank you. the med he came off was spironolactone 25mg for blood pressure... thanks again Snowflake ... , Spironolactone can be prescribed when a person's potassium levels...
    ... appointment ps. he was initially prescribed the spironolactone as an experimental procedure and because it made him...
    ... appointment ps. he was initially prescribed the spironolactone as an experimental procedure and because it made him...
    ... medmaster/a682627.html) to see what the side effects of spironolactone were…recognize any of these? • muscle...
    ... isnowflake;3548737]....ps. he was initially prescribed the spironolactone as an experimental procedure and because it made him...

Diet & Nutrition board

  1. No appetite except for specifics
    ... What's wrong with me? I take Cymbalta, Lithium, Spironolactone and Lamictal, I also use Salex, Duac and Vaniqua topically...

Exercise & Fitness board

  1. protein synthesis
    ... Could it be water retention? I'm also taking spironolactone , which is a diuretic, so I didn't think water weight...

Obesity board

  1. Teen and Youth Obesity (Under 25)
    ... have a problem with hair growth and acne there is Spironolactone . It's a small pill and it's like $30 a month. The...

Vitamins & Supplements board

  1. Beta-Sitosterol
    ... discussion involved a couple of men who were taking spironolactone for acne and it did affect their libido. But at least...

  2. supplement for oily skin?
    ... better. Now I take a prescription drug as well called spironolactone and my skin is not at all any more. I don't think...
    ... Now I take a prescription drug as well called spironolactone and my skin is not at all any more. I don't think ... oil production wasn't that much lower to keep it up. Spironolactone is the big thing now, it has to be prescribed but...
    ... oil production wasn't that much lower to keep it up. Spironolactone is the big thing now, it has to be prescribed but...

  3. Vitamin results?
    ... skin isn't oily at all now, but that's after adding Spironolactone which is prescription. You might add Nettle Leaf...
    ... skin isn't oily at all now, but that's after adding Spironolactone which is prescription. You might add Nettle Leaf...

  4. Is there a little to the herbs I can take?
    ... meds, and can offset the pharmacological effect of spironolactone . The rule of separating the dosage times of herbs...

Weight Loss board

  1. HELP Cant lose weight because of Fluid Retention
    ... doctor for the prescriptions. It works better than spironolactone (aldactone.)...

Bowel Disorders board

  1. Need help - please
    ... High Aldosterone - 58.8 - low Renin I was put on Spironolactone He did tests again after me taking Spironolactone...

  2. question for Quincy
    ... diuretic (Amiloride) plus some additional KCL liquid. Spironolactone produced breast problem with me. I have K+ tested...
    ... diuretic (Amiloride) plus some additional KCL liquid. Spironolactone produced breast problem with me. I have K+ tested ... water being reabsorbed in to the blood by the kidney. Spironolactone is a good medication for this because it inhibits ... potassium. You have to watch it with amiloride (and spironolactone for that matter) because your potassium can actually...

Hormone Problems board

  1. Testing for Cushing's - going to have the low dose dex suppression test
    ... can interfere with the dex suppression test. I'm on spironolactone , so do you think that could've given me a false positive...
    ... repeat the whole procedure, because they think the spironolactone may interfere with the dex..although I asked them...

  2. Hyperaldosteronism
    ... all cases can be cured by surgery BUT with either Spironolactone or Inspra and the DASH diet symptoms can be greatly...

  3. PCOS/ Hormone?
    ... ocrinologist, and he said he thinks I have PCOS and gave me Spironolactone . But I am wondering...I am not overwight, actually...

  4. Any connection b/t hormonal acne and thyroid?
    ... testosterone production. if not, there is a drug called spironolactone , which blocks the androgens (not necessarily testosrerone...

  5. Pcos
    ... see an endo every 2 months and I am on Prednisone, Spironolactone and was put on Metformin yesterday. I have a slight...

Thyroid Disorders board

  1. hypothyroid, with muscle spasms,svt- anyone else have this too??
    ... something similar to Gitelman's syndrome. I am now taking Spironolactone 25mg. Started it two weeks ago and had labs done...

  2. low free t3 help what should I do?
    ... the insight, however i am on no medication except spironolactone for my acne. My endo thought my thyroid didn't need...

  3. Is my problem thyroid or something else??
    ... amounts of potassium. Such drugs include triamterene, spironolactone , and angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors...

  4. Hashimoto's, Vit. D deficiency, and hormonal imbalance
    ... the acne in recent years. My derm just prescribed Spironolactone , however, which is an adrenal receptor blocker. I...

  5. Midwest, Guess what
    ... Is the drug you're taking called "Aldactone" or " Spironolactone ". Did you get your Testosterone tested after being...

  6. Well Alrighty then! Getting somewhere FINALLY!
    ... at one time. Wanted too do it slowly. He perscribed Spironolactone * for hair loss*, they give this too some PCOS Patients...

  7. I'm SO confused! got Lab results... Help
    ... Well when looking at the script....They perscribed Spironolactone , I KNOW this medication.. I also have PCOS/IR, so...
    ... decided against it. I have no idea whether you need spironolactone , but I do know you could benefit from some supplemental...

  8. Anyone Taking DHEA under Dr care
    ... Well, you could always go on Spironolactone for the hair. It never worked for me though, but...
    ... my journies to these conventional Drs, I was put on Spironolactone and taken off of the birth control pills. I swear...

  9. Messed up menstrual cycle, why?
    ... sex was. I was given Zetia for my cholesterol and spironolactone because I do have some hirsutism (sp?). Started taking...

  10. Any guesses?
    ... taking 500mgs metformin. I have a prescription for spironolactone for the excess facial hair and zettia for my elevated...

  11. Please Help!!!
    ... the scan than the left as well. I'm on toprol and spironolactone for high bp and pulse. My pulse has been acting up...

  12. anyone here with large pores?
    ... say....I'm hoping one of the docs would put me on spironolactone . I've heard alot of good stuff about this on the boards...
    ... say....I'm hoping one of the docs would put me on spironolactone . I've heard alot of good stuff about this on the boards ... and I hate doing nothing to help myself! what's spironolactone ? i recall a skin specialist that i had later in...
    ... jb, Spironolactone is mainly used to treat high blood pressure, congestive ... usually caused by too much androgens/testosterones. Spironolactone interferes with the production of testosterone and...
    ...

  13. weight gain after taking medication for thyroid
    ... same time. If you want the medication method, I take spironolactone . It works for me. Watch the carbonated drinks, even...
    ... when you take thyroid meds. That is why i specified spironolactone . I can lose up to 8 pounds of water in just a few...
    ... Snobunnies.. what is the advantage of spironolactone over other diuretics. I looked it up on RX list.com...
    ... want,,then live with the fluid levels. I have taken spironolactone for over 10 years now and it cleared up my complexion...
    ... produces to retain fluids in times of low fluid intake. Spironolactone is perscription only, and has to be gotten through...

  14. Very interesting disorder I guess
    ... BEEN THERE...... spironolactone is a great diuretic. It has helped me tremendously...

  15. How long till these meds start working?
    ... come out. If you want your dr to help, ask about spironolactone . It is what I am currently on for the bloating. ...

  16. Cystic acne, thyroid, recurrent yeast infection
    ... didn't understand why this drug was administered, is spironolactone . It is a diuretic. The lady endo that diagnosed...
    ... Spironolactone , which is a safe drug that has been used for many...

  17. Update - new blood work
    ... puffy face and edema, ask about supplumenting with spironolactone . It is a diuretic that I have been on since the hasimotos...

Eye & Vision board

  1. Fish Oil
    ... Except mine finally cleared a few years ago by taking spironolactone . After all those years of freaking out about germs...

Birth Control board

  1. How to lose weight while on the pill
    ... yasmin which has duretic in it and Im now on 150mg spironolactone which is a duretic, (I also needed the spiro for acne...

  2. Paying For BC Pills
    ... pill to contain Drospirenone which is a derivative of spironolactone which is an anti androgen, anti androgens block testosteron...

  3. birth control and weight gain?
    ... which has a diuretic in it and began taking 100mgs of spironolactone (a diuretic). Within a month I lost all the weight...

  4. Yaz Side Effects??
    ... pill but my derm told me I had to take a bcp with the spironolactone I'm taking for acne. I was on Orthotricyclen for ... in a long time. Yaz has what amounts to 25mg of spironolactone in it. I take 100mg spiro (which is a diuretic) and...

  5. Looking for a bc pill w/low androgen levels?
    ... fact the drosperinone (sp?) is equivalent of 25 mg. spironolactone which is a diuretic/bp pill that they give women...

  6. Just wanted to post my positive (so far!) experience with Yaz
    ... was on OTC prior to Yaz. Even when taking OTC AND Spironolactone , my testosterone was a little high! Well, after only ... symptoms. HTHs! Edited to add.... I am still on Spironolactone ...I have to be. So I guess this PLUS the Yaz (and...

  7. Opinions?
    ... Next month, I am set to go on either Accutane or Spironolactone , whichever I prefer. I need to be on BC for Accutane...

  8. YAZ.................please reply
    ... drospirenone (sp) does make me pee more but I've been on spironolactone in the past for my skin and so I got used to that...

  9. Attn Mirena users, quick question
    ... different topicals but neither worked. i am now on spironolactone , and for the first time in years, my skin is nearly...

  10. Yaz... not the miracle pill I once thought it to be
    ... elevated potassium from taking an occasional motrin with spironolactone (which is in yaz). I take 100mg of spironolactone...

  11. Birth control for 14 year old
    ... you are uncomfortable with it ask her doctor about spironolactone . It lowers testosterone just like the pill, but its...

  12. progestin only pill and acne
    ... What about spironolactone ? It lowers testosterone like the pill, and if anything...

  13. Can this happen?
    ... taking it? Im stopping the pill today, will go on Spironolactone for my skin issue, and see if things improve...and...
    ... taking it? Im stopping the pill today, will go on Spironolactone for my skin issue, and see if things improve...and...

  14. Need Help With BC - side effects?
    ... to put you on that because of high testosterone? Spironolactone is a good alternative and it can restore periods for...

  15. Problems with Yaz BC pill
    ... also Yasmin) is chemically similar to the diuretic ( spironolactone ) and causes a diuretic effect. Did you notice that...

  16. Yaz
    ... take NSAIDs. Yasmin and YAZ have a very low dose of spironolactone - 25mg. I take 100mg and I also take prescription...
    ... called to be safe) had no problem with me taking 100mg spironolactone , and Yasmin, and prescription strength aleve the first...

  17. Starting the pill and have some Q's
    ... that is possible lol) 6. Yasmin is derived from spironolactone , which lowers testosterone. Its a pretty low dose ... of spironolactone , but enough to help some people. 7. You said your ... While Yasmin alone wasn't enough to help me, my spironolactone prescription ELIMINATED my cramps. Completely. I...

  18. have to check potassium before starting yasmin?
    ... Yasmin has the equivalent of 25mg of spironolactone. Spironolactone can raise potassium. But it is very unlikely it will ... and have no health problems. I take 100mg/day of spironolactone and get my potassium checked about every 4 months...

  19. anybody on yasmin?
    ... emotional. Yasmin is great for my skin. I am also taking spironolactone with the yasmin to help keep my face clear. I can...

  20. Breakthrough bleeding while using patch continuously.. can i just stop now?
    ... don't want to be bleeding all the time. I am also on spironolactone for PCOS and don't know if that has anything to do...

  21. your opinion please!
    ... 50 days, 45 days...I am pretty normal now. I am on spironolactone to help keep my face clear....

  22. Generics for Desogen
    ... other stuff too... antibiotics, differin, klaron, and spironolactone . You might also want to consider Yasmin since it...

  23. orthotricyclen vs. yasmin
    ... face clear. some doctors will prescribe yasmin with spironolactone . everyone reacts differently to different bc. some...


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