Should Spironolactone for Acne Be Stopped Before Pregnancy? If So, How Long Does It Need to Be Discontinued Before Conceiving?
- Asked by Megan P
- 1 year ago
There are no double-blind controlled studies that have been conducted on this specific topic. Based on the metabolism of the medication, I would recommend a 6 week wash out of the drug, just to be absolutely certain.
Spironolactone and Pregnancy
Absolutely stop Spironolactone before conceiving as it can cause feminization of a male fetus and may also lead to miscarriages. It is unclear how long you need to be off the medication. Please discuss this with your Ob/Gyn.
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