Spironolactone vs Yasmin

Spironolactone
(Rx)
Yasmin
(Rx)
Spironolactone is a diuretic and a high blood pressure medication.
Yasmin is a pregnancy prevention medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.7
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.8
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Acne
3.1
Concern level
1.6
Helpfulness
for Acne
3.0
Concern level
1.8
Approval Date
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July 10, 1980
May 11, 2001
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
73,461 Discussions
102,116 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Acne
#2 for Hair Loss
#3 for PCOS
#5 for Cystic Acne
#6 for Hirsutism
Our data suggest that Spironolactone is taken for Hair Loss, PCOS and Acne, although it is not approved for these conditions. In addition, it is prescribed for High Blood Pressure.
Condition
Number of posts
#3 for Acne
#4 for PCOS
#5 for Cramping
#6 for PMS
Our data suggest that Yasmin is taken for Acne, PCOS and Cramping, although it is not approved for these conditions.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Spi
Weight Gain
3
Weight Loss
3
Tiredness
2
Itching
2
Headaches
1
Dizziness
1
Weakness
1
Nausea
1
Dehydration
1
Cramping
1
Yas
Weight Gain
10
Depression
6
Weight Loss
4
Nausea
4
Bloating
3
Anxiety
3
Blood Clots
2
Decreased Libido
2
Vomiting
1
Dizziness
1
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Spironolactone
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Yasmin
Yas
Weight Gain
Spi
Yas
3
10
Weight Loss
Spi
Yas
3
4
Tiredness
Spi
Yas
2
0
Itching
Spi
Yas
2
0
Headaches
Spi
Yas
1
0
Dizziness
Spi
Yas
1
1
Weakness
Spi
Yas
1
0
Nausea
Spi
Yas
1
4
Dehydration
Spi
Yas
1
0
Cramping
Spi
Yas
1
0
Weight Gain
Yas
Spi
10
3
Depression
Yas
Spi
6
0
Weight Loss
Yas
Spi
4
3
Nausea
Yas
Spi
4
1
Bloating
Yas
Spi
3
0
Anxiety
Yas
Spi
3
0
Blood Clots
Yas
Spi
2
0
Decreased Libido
Yas
Spi
2
0
Vomiting
Yas
Spi
1
0
Dizziness
Yas
Spi
1
1
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Spironolactone during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
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Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Spironolactone and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Yasmin and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 25 mg, 50 mg, 100 mg
Tablet: 3-0.03 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
Avoid grapefruit or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may increase drug concentration.
Ingredients
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Spironolactone , Spironolactone Micronized
Ethinyl Estradiol/Drospirenone
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Spironolactone and Yasmin: Moderate Interaction. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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