Skin & Hair

Spironolactone

Generic For Aldactone
starting at $14.99

Spironolactone may be used to treat moderate to severe acne in females. Use of treatment for acne in males is typically avoided to the antiandrogen blocking activity of this medication.

  • Used for moderate to severe acne treatment in females
  • Initial dosing of 25 mg daily, and can be increased as needed based on response
  • Must be taken consistently with or without food, and must avoid high potassium foods, such as potassium containing salt substitutes, bananas, nuts, and certain leafy greens
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  • Side Effects

    Side effects may include headache, diarrhea, dizziness, and stomach cramps. More severe side effects may include breast pain, menstrual changes, and enlarged breasts in males.

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