Spironolactone + Acne Treatment

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Is Spironolactone a Safe Acne Treatment?

I am a 20 yo female who has been dealing with mild-moderate acne for about 7 mnths now. Before this year, I never struggled with skin problems.... READ MORE

What is the Most Effective Dosage of Spironolactone to Fight Acne?

I know it will vary from person to person, but I'm curious if there is a certain dosage that is considered the most effective for combating hormonal... READ MORE

How Long Until Results from Spironolactone (Aldactone) Can Be Seen and my Skin Starts to Clear Up?

I was prescribed 100MG tablets daily to help combat my acne. I'm curious approximately how long until I should start to see results. READ MORE

Can Too High a Dose of Sprionolactone Make Acne Worse?

I am a 22 year old female who has been struggling with acne since the age of 19. I have been on Spironolactone 150mg since July 2011 and recently my... READ MORE

Spironolactone May Be Helping my Moderate Acne. but my Skin is Dry, Red, and Irritated?

I've been using Spiro for 4 wks now (25 mg daily the 1st 2.5 wks and 50 mg daily for the past wk and a half). I also got a mild chemical peel a wk and... READ MORE

Will I Receive an Initial Breakout from Sprinolactone?

Will I receive an initial breakout when I start Spriolactone for my hormonal acne? I have slightly elevated testosterone. My derm said no I won't. But... READ MORE

Does Saw Palmetto Work As an Anti-androgen Similar to Spironolactone to Help Treat Hormonal Acne in Women?

Hello! I was taking 100mg/day of Spironolactone to help with my adult hormonal acne. After my skin cleared up, I weaned myself off of it by dropping... READ MORE

Spironolactone dosage?

Hi, i used to take spiro for my acne. It completely cleared my skin with 100 mg daily, i stopped for a while and started again, but the results are... READ MORE

I Need Spiro! I'm Almost 19 and I've Been Dealing With Moderate Acne Since I Was 12?

I don't get huge cysts but I have oily skin and lots of pimples. My skin also has lots of scarring! I am currently using differin as I have been for... READ MORE

Is it safe to do blue light therapy treatments for acne while using tretinoin?

I use .025% tretinoin every other night and I also take spironolactone, but my pores are still so clogged which is probably more aggravating to me... READ MORE

Can Spironolactone cause hair shedding & if so, will it eventually stop?

My doc recently increased my spironolactone dosage from 50 to 75 mg for cystic acne. It is working well, but I am experiencing hair shedding. Will it... READ MORE

Exhausted all my acne options, Accutane, spironolactone included. Any suggestions?

Hi there. I'm extremely distressed as I am a 24 year old female who has tried everything and been on accutane three times. Had to stop the third time... READ MORE

Could I take Spironolactone for adult onset AV if I am on bioidentical HRT (estradiol & progesterone)?

I am 52 years old and have had adult onset AV for years. I have tried just about everything to get rid of it. Most recently I have been prescribed... READ MORE

Blood Clots After Using Spironolactone to Treat Hormonal Acne

I am experiencing blood clots that are not related to my menstrual cycle. I have read about GI bleeding contraindications, is this something I should... READ MORE

38 years old with hormonal acne. What treatment would you recommend? (photos)

I am a 38 year old woman and have embarrassing acne on my chin and jawline. I have cysts and smaller pimples. I am on 100mg of spirinolactone and... READ MORE

Spironolactone, Blood Clotting?

I am a 23 year old female with factor five leidens, a blood disorder where my skin clots too much. I'm considering asking my derm for Spironolactone... READ MORE

Will going off 100mg Spironolactone give me an initial breakout but then clear up?

I just went off 100mg of spironolactone after being on it for over a year. I'm now having a breakout on my chin, forehead, neck, chest, and back. I'm... READ MORE

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