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... This is what I am hoping the doctor is doing for my daughter. Perhaps he is working her into spiro slowly because she is only on 25 mgs. now. Can't ask the doc about it cause he's out of town. ... (63 replies)
... I wish the doctors would be more consistent and knowledgable with the use of Spiro for acne. My endo started me on only 25mg for one month, which was too little dose and a waste. Each time she upped the dose, but since I am doing so well on the 100mg, we see no need to increase now. ... (63 replies)
... You can be on Yasmin and Spiro at the same time. Yasmin has the equivalent of 25mg of Spiro, so you could also add a 50mg of Spiro, which is the minimum dose of Spiro to see improvement. in skin and hair problems. I recommended a book by Dr. ... (63 replies)

... Thank you for the kind words and concern, Kathleen. Yes, she pretty much leaves all the research to me. ... (63 replies)
... I think we talked a few months back about your daughter. I am the girl that lives in Adirondack,NY. You are such a good mom to do all this research for your daughter. ... (63 replies)
... danielle, sorry spironolactone did not work out for you. ... (30 replies)
... iencing my derm to even start me on Spiro. I felt like I was begging and quoting Dr. Redmonds book the entire appointment and left defeated with my prescription for Minocin and Cleocin T.....what a waste of time. Next day I went to my endo who was willing to give Spiro a try, but only at the 25mg. ... (63 replies)
... The article by Geoffrey Redmond, MD in the link I posted above says that Yasmin contains a medicine that is the equivalent of only 25mg of Spiro. And the more spiro you take, the more DHTs it will block. Some people take up to 300 mgs. ... (63 replies)
... mod acne and it really went away!.....but it eventually started to come back, don't know why..but i've decided to start it again. It's my 2nd week and i'm takin 25mg 2x a day. I'm not sure exactly how long it takes to kick in? ... (30 replies)
... at 5' 5" and 116 lbs. my dosage is 25mg 3x a day. ... (30 replies)
... better but did not clear up until I began taking Spironolactone in May. ... (15 replies)
... years. it is becoming more and more popular for the treatment of acne in women. maybe your doctor just doesnt know enough about it to be confident in prescribing it. ... (10 replies)
... That's a VERY low dose to be effective for acne. My endocrinolgist said that 100 mg is usually necessary. I'd defeinitely ask your GP to start you on a higher dose, or bump you up quickly. ... (5 replies)
Details on spiro?
Oct 16, 2004
... time, I didn't think he would know a lot about it since it is usually a blood pressure medication, so I went prepared with online printouts about "Spironolactone for Acne" and he wrote me a script for 25mg. ... (7 replies)
... Hi im 38 and have had moderate acne for 20 years and tried everything including accutane. After researching on the net have just got my GP to reluctantly prescribe me spiro. ... (5 replies)
... before anyone seriously looked into giving me medications for my crazy hormones. She put me on BC, did nothing for the hirsutism, but did help reduce the acne. ... (15 replies)
... day. For some 25mg is enough to clear them, for others it's 200mg, for moi... ... (80 replies)
... I have been using Spironolactone 25mg. every other day for about a month now and my face has totally cleared up! ... (10 replies)
... effective at preventing androgen activity and this is why it wasn't effective enough for me, as I had more free androgens than that, yet this is why it's effective for other females and a few males on this board. ... (7 replies)
... Absolutely! I've NEVER come across anything that says that acne is it's own disease. Acne, just like a cough or the chicken pox, is a sign or symptom of something attacking, wrong, or imbalanced in our system. ... (18 replies)

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