Spironolactone Acne

The spironolactone is very effective for the acne. The spironolactone is also called as Aldactone and for short Spiro. The spironolactone may be effective for the to maintain the harmonal level. This may be used for the other diseases as a effective treatment. The spironolactone is commonly used as a water pill. The spironolactone is also effective on hair, skin, scalp and body hair. The spironolactone is helpful for the to block the androgen hormone receptors.

The spironolactone treatment can take few weeks. The spironolactone can cause mild dehydration due to increased salt and water loss. The spironolactone is a useful alternative therapy for women with acne vulgaris. The spironolatone dosage are taken by under the suggestions of the dermatologists. The spironolactone starts with 25 mg tablets taken twice daily. Then the dose will be increased to around 100mg a day. The high dosage of spironolatone is very harmful to the health.

Spironolactone side effects

  • Menstrual irregularities
  • Numbness
  • Breast tenderness
  • Drowsiness
  • Kidney problems
  • Vomiting
  • Increase in blood pressure