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... n I started to get small blemishes under the skin that sometimes turn into them. My daughter is 10, and my son is 4, so it obviously hasn't been a major problem for me having waited all this time to go. We just got insurance and I went to the dermatologist about my problems. ... (2 replies)
... mg then every month I will move up 25 to 50 mgs. ... (8 replies)
... Like you I had early onset acne that persisted until I went on Accutane. The Accutane helped control my acne for about 10 years then I started having breakouts again. Accutane is a very toxic drug however, so before you go on Accutane I would try Spironolactone. ... (30 replies)

... I have been using spiro for about 3 months now and my skin is great now! I still have the red marks, but they are easily covered with concealer. My derm said that they should fade. ... (63 replies)
... I'm no longer on Accutane though....only Spiro. A SMALL dose of Spiro. ... (9 replies)
Hormonal acne
Jan 8, 2004
... androgenic. I know men are able to take it, but the side effects for them can be bad like becoming sterol. For women, the most common side effect is menstrual irregularities but if you are on a bcp it is not a problem. ... (5 replies)
... I've been on spiro since January and it's working well for me. I started out at 50 mg and now take 100. I think anything above 100 is too much as the side effects do get more intense at a higher dosage. ... (30 replies)
... I dont know what articles your reading but many of the ones I've read specifically recommend spironolactone as a treatment for hormonal acne. I think the key to preventing side effects is to take as low a dose as possible. ... (6 replies)
... I am 53 years old and have add acne off and on during my life, at some times worse than others. ... (17 replies)
... I wouldnt stop taking it. My derm told me the same thing. I had been taking 50 mg a day for about 9 months and my skin was nearly perfect for the first time in my life. Within a week of going down to 25 mg a day, I was more broken out than I have ever been!! ... (10 replies)
... ible toll on your hair especially if you dye it too when taking the Accutane. It will take 2 years to really get good hair again. You are on such a low dose now of Spiro, that i doubt it has too much to do with your dry hair. I suspect that the other doseage has done this. ... (9 replies)
... Before I go to bed, I wash my face with soap and then take 50 mg of Spiro again. Then I take a cotton swab of hydrogen peroxide and smear it all over my face. ... (3 replies)
... up to 150 to 200mgs of Spiro is good for cystic acne. 5 months and you will be clear. lots of water and fish oil is good. Going to the bathroom is normal and your hair will become better with Spiro not with Accutane. Accutane really dries the hair. ... (9 replies)
... Fish oil Flax Seed oil Evening Primrose oil All wonderful, and, a probiotic will help digest all that you take. I'm always weary of iron supplements, (but am not anemic). (9 replies)
... Update and future of systemic acne treatment. Dermatology. ... (187 replies)
... day. For some 25mg is enough to clear them, for others it's 200mg, for moi... ... (80 replies)
Nov 25, 2005
... sparing medication used as a diuretic medication for heart failure, liver disease and high blood pressure. ... (1 replies)
... jawline acne is related to hormones. My most problem area has been my chin area as well. ... (6 replies)
... I've been reading this thread and believe this is what I have also. I have been fighting acne for about four years and it has gotten worse over time, especially the last few months. Right now it's the worst it has ever been. ... (80 replies)
... Yes, I have to agree, Spironolactone works wonders for me and seems to be the wonder drug for many acne sufferers. It has literally been the only thing that has worked for me in this 7 year battle with acne. ... (2 replies)

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