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I have been taking 100 mg of spironolactone for 5 months and my skin has been 100% clear. Should I stop taking it?

However, over the last two months, I have had four periods. I went to the dermatologist and she recommended (since my skin is clear) that I go on 50mg... READ MORE

What to expect after stopping Minocycline?

I have been on Minocylcine for 30 days in combination with spironolactone ( been using for over 4 months), aczone in the morning, and finacea in the... READ MORE

Spironolactone makes me dizzy & tired. What is going on? Another option for hormonal acne?

I was prescribed spironolactone for my hormonal acne & slight facial hair growth on my chin . I stopped using it (took two pills) because after each... READ MORE

Is it normal for skin to break out one month after starting Spironolactone?

I was on Spiro for years with good results, but went off it 7 months ago. Recently the break outs started again (I'm in my mid-30s so this is... READ MORE

Can Doxycycline be combined with Spironolactone for adult cystic acne?

I am under impression that it need to be one or the other but not both. READ MORE

Is it normal to have a purge period when starting spironolactone for acne?

I was prescribed 50mg spironolactone once daily about a month ago for acne. For the last couple weeks, my face has been breaking out like crazy. I'm... READ MORE

Should I stop using aczone 5% gel or continue using it until my follow up appointment? (Photo)

I'm a 21 year old south asian female who has been suffering from mild to moderate acne for 9 years. I've been using spironolactone 100mg/day (to help... 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 I take biotin for hair growth on scalp while taking spironolactone for hirtuism and acne?

My hair on my head has been thinning, nails break easily, and my skin is overall dull. I was considering taking biotin for these conditions, however I... 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

Can spironolactone cause little tiny whiteheads right before period?

I have been on 50 mg/day of spironolactone for almost 2.5 months. I haven't seen any real noticable effects except that right before my period my face... READ MORE

Is there another option besides Spironolactone for hormonal acne?

I was prescribed spironolactone (50mg) for my acne? I get very drowsy and unsteady with this medication. (Like I am in the twilight zone) I have heard... READ MORE

I'm 27 years old, female. I've had acne for a long time. What should I do?

I have acne since a long time , I take spirinolactone and doxycycline from a long time . I do have pores on my cheeks .my doc advised me to do... READ MORE

Adult hormonal acne. Resistant to antibiotics and spironolactone. (photo)

I saw a derm for my acne which started after I got mireyna IUD (25 years old). I was prescribed antibiotics which did not work. I was then put on... READ MORE

Acne at 34. What are my options?

Pusslike pimples cheeks, hairline and bad on neck under ears. I get cold sores too and seem similar. Idk they're itchy too and im so dry. Was on... READ MORE

I am 27 and have hormonal acne and I am seeking the best solution to clear it up! Any suggestions?

It is mostly on my chin, jaw and cheeks. I used Spironolactone for a month and it got rid of it immediately. Although, I had to go off of it because... 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

I have cystic acne on my jaw and chin. What's the best treatment? (Photo)

Currently take spirolactone, tazorac on occasion, epidou, onexton. I don't know what to do. Been taking Spiro since February. It jumps into clusters... READ MORE

Does spironolactone dehydrate your skin and/or destroy your skin's barrier function?

I am 41 with very oily skin and hormonal acne. I want to try spironolactone but I am afraid that it will dehydrate my skin and I will loose what... READ MORE

Any insight on a longer term, lower dose course of isotretinoin vs the standard cumulative dosing?

I'm a 44 year old female with moderate acne. I'm currently taking Oracea and Spironolactone and I'm using Aczone and Retin A topicals. My... READ MORE

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