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Spironolactone vs Yasmin

Spironolactone
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Yasmin
Other name: Aldactone Aldactone
Other name: Yaz Yaz
Satisfaction Score
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2.9
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.7
Slightly Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Acne
3.4
Concern level
2.9
Helpfulness
for Acne
3.0
Concern level
3.6
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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...
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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...
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Depression
3
Weight Gain
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Weight Loss
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Tiredness
2
Itching
2
Headaches
1
Dizzy
1
Allergies
1
Dehydrated
1
Nausea
1
Top Concerns
Yas
Weight Gain
10
Depression
6
Weight Loss
4
Nausea
4
Bloating
3
Anxiety
3
Decreased Libido
2
Vomiting
1
Dizzy
1
Water Retention
1
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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...
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most prescribed bcp for pcosers...because it does a great...
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" Yes, and that's why Yasmin is one of the most prescribed bcp for pcosers...because it does a great job of lowering T levels. My body doesn't have a problem with spiro, it has a problem with Yasmin.... "

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the Yasmin, because I was having tingling sensations in...
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" ...should also add, that Yasmin did help with my other PCOS symptoms such ...hair and acne. However, I was also taking Spironolactone which helped tremendously with the facial ...am just taking the Yasmin,... "

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-- Yasmin is way better for me. Controlled my periods,...
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" ...Yaz & Yasmin -- Yasmin is way better for me. Controlled my periods, helped ...and breakouts. Yasmin has Spironolactone which makes... "

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you see results. Yasmin 28 works well with spiro to control...
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" Spiro worked for me when my acne returned after two courses ...patient!) before you see results. Yasmin 28 works well with spiro to control... "

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i started spironolactone and yasmin I had that same problem...
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" since i started spironolactone and yasmin I had that same problem. My breasts are extremely sensative and swollen. They hurt pretty much 24/7. Was told by dr... "

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in Sept. 2001 and Spiro in Feb 2002.) This as really worked...
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" ...Spiro and Yasmin.(I started Yasmin in Sept. 2001 and Spiro in Feb 2002.) This as really worked for me. My skin ...I have been on. I reccommend it. And Spiro is my miracle! Good... "

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tting. Is this normal after stopping yasmin? Or could it be...
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" ...1 Week Apart After Stopping Yasmin Hello, I stopped yasmin about 7 weeks ago.  I'm on a low dose of spiro 50 mg.  Immediately after stoppoing Yasmin I got my period.  Then 29 ...- more like spotting.... "

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hter has been beautifully clear for one year with Yasmin and...
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" ...age of 12, my daughter has been beautifully clear for one year with Yasmin and 50 mgs. of spiro. She was a little weepy with the yasmin at first and a little tired with the spiro but I think she... "

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etformin. Yasmin did some great stuff for me also, with r...
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" ...taking Yasmin, Metformin, and Spiro at the same time. The only sympoms I really had was a nautious stomach, but I think ...adjusting to the Metformin. Yasmin did some great stuff for me also, with... "

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for spironolactone. Yasmin 28 helped my acne 60% but...
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" I second the suggestion for spironolactone. Yasmin 28 helped my acne 60% but I ...breakouts. I have since added spiro 100mg a day and after ...are much fewer. On spiro I've lost a few pounds and grown bigger... "

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