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Does Spironolactone cause Hypothyroidism ?

#19 in Spironolactone discussions - 277 posts discuss Hypothyroidism with Spironolactone. Hypothyroidism is #19 concern in Spironolactone discussions.
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and today, it's very thin on top. I now have hypothyroidism...
" ...Yay! I've been on spironolactone 100 mg 2x/day since 1996 (and it worked wonders with excess facial & acne for a while) but unfortunately once my hair began to fall out (in 2002) it never got better... "

TTC. I finally found out that I had an underactive thyroid...
" ...had pretty bad hormonal acne. In HS & college I cured it with BCP's. In my late 20's I got off BCP and it got bad, so I went back on but it never went back to being ok. So I went on spiro. That... "

Either that, or I currently suspect I have hypothyroid...
" ...the time I started taking Spiro for hirsutism and what I thought ...cyster said about starting Spiro and shedding for a while. Either that, or I currently suspect I have hypothyroid and that could... "

and the symptoms I have are symptoms of low thyroid...
" ...I have many symptoms of low thyroid. My Endocrinologist just feels my ...been on Metformin and Spironolactone for 1 1/2 years. I am still symptomatic and the symptoms I have are symptoms of low... "

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ears I gained 30 pounds on Spiro... yes,you read right,30 po...
" ...Over two years I gained 30 pounds on Spiro... yes,you read right,30 pounds! And ...very little. I also have Hypothyroidism though,so hopefully everyone will not ...had to come off the Spiro because even... "

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the Spiro, I have gained about 5 lbs. I also have been rea...
" ...well. I am diagnosed hypothyroid for 6 years now. Take armour thyro ...etc. Since on the Spiro, I have gained about 5 lbs. I also have been really ...I am wondering is...does spiro cause weight gain? Anyone... "

(dermo) also wouldn't give me spiro when I asked. He...
" Hi Phurballe, my doctor (dermo) also wouldn't give me spiro when I asked. He said it wouldn't help me ...is not androgen related. I am hypothyroid due to Hashimotos. I guess... "

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anyone familar with (spironolactone) spironolact as a t...
" A ? about - (spironolactone) spironolact Hi, I posted this ...in the change over. Is anyone familar with (spironolactone) spironolact as a treatment ...fill this prescription. I have Hypothroidism & PCOS... "

for me. I started taking the spiro exactly a year ago! My...
" ...you doing with this? I am also Hypothyroid and on Spiro...thinking about gettting ...weight for me. I started taking the spiro exactly a year ago! My... "

olactone. I also have hypothyroid ( probably pcos relat...
" ...be helped with metformin and/or spironolactone. Another woman may need all ...my ovaries removed, and am still on the metformin and spironolactone. I also have hypothyroid ( probably pcos related). I... "

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