Spironolactone

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Spironolactone (marketed under the trade names Aldactone, Novo-Spiroton, Aldactazide, Spiractin, '''Spirotone'...
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Does Spironolactone cause Hypothyroidism ?

#20 in Spironolactone discussions - 263 posts discuss Hypothyroidism with Spironolactone. Hypothyroidism is #20 concern in Spironolactone discussions.
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and today, it's very thin on top. I now have hypothyroidism...
" ...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 and today, it's ... "

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

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

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years I gained 30 pounds on Spiro... yes,you read right,30...
" ...two years I gained 30 pounds on Spiro... yes,you read right,30 pounds! ...little. I also have Hypothyroidism though,so hopefully everyone will ...to come off the Spiro because even with syn... "

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

(dermo) also wouldn't give me spiro when I asked. He...
" ...doctor (dermo) also wouldn't give me spiro when I asked. He said ...he thinks my TE is not androgen related. I am hypothyroid due to Hashimotos. I guess it depends on your... "

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

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

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

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my doctor also gave me spironolactone and metformin to take...
" I have hypthyroidism and i'm taking synthroid, but my doctor also gave me spironolactone and metformin to take also. I've been getting stomach aches and i feel dizzy most of the time... "

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