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Spironolactone vs. Yasmin for Acne

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Spironolactone

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Spironolactone (marketed under the trade names Aldactone, Novo-Spiroton, Aldactazide, Spiractin, Spirotone, Verospiron or Berlactone) is a diuretic and is used as an antiandrogen.It is a synthetic 17-lactone drug... Read more on Wikipedia
Drospirenone is a synthetic progestin that is typically used in birth control. There have been concerns raised regarding its safety and is thus not recommended as a first line agent... Read more on Wikipedia
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By AZMom
December 22, 2013
AZMom wrote
Spironolactone & daily UTI
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By T
October 17, 2013
T wrote
Yasmin - cold sores
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By BSchmidt
October 12, 2013
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Gallbladder Problems Caused by Yazmin
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By Jlecroy79
September 15, 2013
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Breast lump after taking spironalactone
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September 1, 2013
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Side effects
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July 31, 2013
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Spironolactone and stomach cramps.
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What patients are saying about Spironolactone vs. Yasmin

3,056 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
day about 500 and more, have already a lot of bald spots...
...spiro and ...it already before spiro) i am still on yasmin since i ...Since i started with yasmin i am loosing more hair than ever, every day about 500 and more, have already a lot of bald s...
and it raised my blood pressure (never had any problems...
...help anything like the Yasmin and it raised my blood pressure (never had any problems w/it before) so I ...The progesterone in Yasmin is derived from spirnolactone instead of testosterone,...
in Yasmin is derived from spironolactone... all other...
Yasmin doesn't have a generic and ...The progestin in Yasmin is derived from spironolactone... all other progesti...
drospirenone in Yasmin is derived from Spiro. Using the two...
Spironolactone is an anti-androgen with diuretic ...The progestogen drospirenone in Yasmin is derived from Spiro. Using the two together ...acne and hirsutism. Even using Spiro alone with either...
to my doctor, Yasmin is the best choice in treating PCOS...
...prescribed the birth control Yasmin, previously I was taking Dianette. According to my doctor, Yasmin is the best choice in treating ...progestins in Yasmin is derived from spironolactone. So......
I stopped the spiro and started Yasmin two months ago....
...spiro and started Yasmin two months ago. My skin is about 75% less oily, which makes it liveable. Anyway, my derm might be wrong and a higher dose might have worked, but I have had problems with...
to switch me to Yasmin because it has spiro in it)? Sorry,...
...kind of acne you had, that b5 did not work for? Do you know if it matters what kind of ance one has (for instance, mine is hormonal, mostly on my chin and back)? Final question: do you know about...
I just couldn't take the Yasmin any longer but don't know...
I stopped the Yasmin and started spironolactone(a diuretic) a few days ago. Already my bladder and ...right pill for the IC. I just couldn't take the Yasmin any longer but don't know what I'll do...
I tried Yasmin after I was on spironolactone (sp?)...
Jerry, I tried Yasmin after I was on spironolactone (sp?) and it made me ...dr switched me to Zovia which I've had no problems on at all. Also ...taking the met, I got dizzy and became hypogl...
have couple packs of diane35 so i was thinking if spiro...
...months. i was thinking to switch to yasmin only because i heard it contains something that's help in water retention. since i still have couple packs of diane35 so i was thinking if spiro might...
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