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Day Three 5/13/12 - Spironolactone - Skin Rash

Posted by SA_Acne, 13 May 2012 · 1,086 views

Not moments after I posted great results with Spiro, I just noticed I have a raised, pink rash on my calves. This can't be good.

UPDATE 5/14/12: Spoke with my Derm today and he said to continue the medication. He said that if it were an allergic reaction the rash would be all over my body, not just my calves.

UPDATE 5/20/12: Discontinued Spiro on...

Day Three 5/13/12 - Spironolactone

Posted by SA_Acne, 13 May 2012 · 686 views

Day Three 5/13/12 - Spironolactone This is my forehead on day 3 of using Spironolactone. I have continued to use Atralin along with the Spiro, but I know (without a doubt) the improvement in my skin is from the Spiro. I can feel my skin becoming less inflamed, less oily, and the pimples are drying out. Some have disappeared altogether.

Side effects: Have not had such a need to urinate,...

Day One 5/11/12 - Spironolactone

Posted by SA_Acne, 13 May 2012 · 932 views

Day One 5/11/12 - Spironolactone I am a 35 year old woman and a mother to one four year old little girl. Growing up, I didn't have much of a problem with acne. I would get one or two pimples, here and there, but nothing out of the ordinary for a young woman. In late 2003, I came down with a virus that almost killed me. It seemed like my acne problems began shortly after that. I was...

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