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Spironolactone 25 mg

Spironolactone 25 mg

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What is Spironolactone 25 mg?

Spironolactone is a potassium-sparing diuretic medication that is normally used to treat hypertension. However low-dose spironolactone can be used to treat hormonal acne. Read More

How to use Spironolactone 25 mg

Spironolactone is super easy to use! Simply take one tablet daily. It is not necessary to take the medication every day at the same time, but it is recommended to do it, so you create the habit of taking a tablet per day and to keep a stable dose in your blood.

Spironolactone 25 mg dosage

Doctors usually prescribe 25 mg of spironolactone a day to treat acne but can go higher if needed.

Spironolactone 25 mg benefits

  • Reduces cells’ response to androgens which results in less acne lesions = fewer zits.
  • Can be used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure when used in combination with other medications
  • Can prevent hair growth
  • Can treat low potassium levels

Spironolactone 25 mg side effects

The risks are very low, but some women have experienced unwanted side effects when using Spironolactone. Most common side effects reported at doses for hypertension treatment are nausea and vomiting, leg cramps, headaches, dizziness, drowsiness, itching, irregular menstrual cycles, high potassium levels, diarrhea, and abdominal cramping.
Serious side effects can include: skin rash, hives, fever, trouble breathing, swelling of your lips, mouth, tongue, or throat; electrolyte and/or fluid problems (mouth dryness, extreme thirst, fast heart rate, and dizziness, extreme weakness and tiredness, not being able to urinate), muscle weakness, not being able to move your legs and arms, extreme tiredness, tingling or numb feeling in your hands or feet, slow heart rate; redness, blistering, peeling, or loosening of your skin, including inside of your mouth.

The chances of serious side effects are extremely unlikely, but if you get ANY of those symptoms please STOP the medication ASAP and seek immediate medical attention (call 911 or go to the ER).

As with any medication, you should speak to your doctor about whether Spironolactone is right for you. Make sure to tell your doctor if you’re taking potassium supplements or have kidney or liver disease.

Frequently Asked Questions

WHAT IS SPIRONOLACTONE USED FOR?

Spironolactone is normally used to treat hypertension. In low doses, Spironolactone is used to treat acne.

HOW MUCH WATER SHOULD I DRINK WHEN TAKING SPIRONOLACTONE?

This medication has a diuretic effect. To be safe while taking Spironolactone, make sure to drink at least 8 glasses of water per day.

HOW LONG DOES SPIRONOLACTONE TAKE TO WORK FOR ACNE?

Pandia Health’s doctors recommend allowing at least 12 weeks to see improvement of your acne. It can take between 3 to 6 months to see the complete effect of the medication.

HOW TO SAFELY STOP TAKING SPIRONOLACTONE?

Depending on the dosage you are taking and the condition you are using it for, it depends. Always ask your doctor if you want to stop the treatment to get professional advice and the best way to do it. But if you are on 25 mg or less, you can just stop the medication.

HOW DOES SPIRONOLACTONE WORK FOR ACNE?

Spironolactone works by blocking androgen receptors in the body and stopping the way skin cells respond to androgen hormones, resulting in fewer acne lesions = zits.

WHEN TO TAKE SPIRONOLACTONE?

It is better to take Spironolactone during the day since it has a diuretic effect. Taking your pill during the day will prevent you from waking up at night to use the bathroom. Ideally you should take the medication at the same time everyday.

WHERE CAN I BUY SPIRONOLACTONE?

You should be able to buy Spironolactone 25 mg tablets pretty much at any pharmacy. However, you will need a prescription because this is not an over-the-counter medication. Pandia Health’s expert doctors are happy to help you choose the right acne treatment for you and approve an acne  prescription online within 1 business day!

HOW MUCH IS SPIRONOLACTONE? 

You can buy spironolactone one pack of 30 tablets for $25 or less with insurance depending on your coverage. 



HOW CAN I GET SPIRONOLACTONE?

You will need a prescription because this is a prescription only medication. Pandia Health’s expert doctors are happy to help you choose the right acne treatment for you and approve an acne  prescription online within 1 business day!

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