Is It Safe to Get Botox when Taking Spironolactone?

I have been taking spironolactone for a month a half to clear up hormonal acne. I am 42 and am going in for botox in 2 weeks. Are there any complications or do I need not worry? Thanks!

Doctor Answers 10

Botox and Spirinolactone

It is entirely sage to have Botox and take Spirinolactone.  There is no interaction between the two of them.  Please consult an expert in Botox for the best cosmetic results.  Best, Dr. Green

New York Dermatologist
5.0 out of 5 stars 78 reviews

Acne treatment and botox

I am not aware of any interactions between Botulinum toxin and Spironolactone and I have consulted Epocrates software, as well.

Ronald Shelton, MD
Manhattan Dermatologic Surgeon
4.9 out of 5 stars 38 reviews

Interaction between Botox and Spironolactone

There are no known interactions between Botox and spironolactone. You should have no problem with your Botox treatment as long as you see a highly trained and experienced injector. Dr. Benjamin Barankin, Toronto Dermatology Centre

Benjamin Barankin, MD, FRCPC
Toronto Dermatologic Surgeon
4.8 out of 5 stars 53 reviews

Botox and Spironolactone

Hi M,


There are not increased risks having Botox injections while taking Spironolactone.  Good luck and be well.


Dr. P

Michael A. Persky, MD
Encino Facial Plastic Surgeon
4.8 out of 5 stars 36 reviews

Botox and Spironolactone

I know of no know interactions between Botox and spironolactone. As far as I know, there are no known contraindications or risk for taking both of these medications at the same time.

Adam J. Mamelak, MD
Austin Dermatologic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 4 reviews

Botox and spironalactone

   It is always good to check for a medication interaction, but there is no problem using Botox in someone who is taking Spironalactone. Botox is my number 1 cosmetic procedure, and most patients love the results. I bet you will too.  Lana Long, M.D.

Lana Long, MD
Cincinnati Dermatologic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 2 reviews

Botox vs Spironolactone, there is no contraindication

There is no problem with using these two treatments together at the same time.  I'm not sure why this came up as a concern, but I am unaware of any interaction between Botox injections and oral medications.  I was unable to find any publications referring to such a complication on MedLine.  I hope this helps! 

Curt Samlaska, MD
Las Vegas Dermatologist
5.0 out of 5 stars 4 reviews

Botox & Spironolactone

There aren't any indications why you couldn't have a Botox treatment/injection while taking Spironolactone, however, always discuss your health history and any prescription medications and/or over the counter supplements you are taking prior to any treatment.

Sam Naficy, MD, FACS
Seattle Facial Plastic Surgeon
4.7 out of 5 stars 221 reviews

Botox and Spironolactone

There should be no added concerns with Botox if you are taking spironolactone. It's always good to let whoever is injecting know what medications (prescription and non-prescription) you are taking, as well as vitamins, supplements, homeopathic remedies, and herbs.

F. Victor Rueckl, MD
Las Vegas Dermatologist
4.6 out of 5 stars 17 reviews

No problems with Botox and Spironolactone

Happily there is no reason why you can not get Botox or any of the other wrinkle relaxers while on Spironolactone or most other medications.  We manage many adult women with acne with Spironolactone because is is very safe and effective.

Margo Weishar, MD
Philadelphia Dermatologic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 2 reviews

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