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In another thread I created yesterday, I wrote about how Im excited to see my derm because I havent been to him since last December. The last time I saw him, he put me on Yasmin and he said, if it doesnt work, he will probably put me on Spiro; he told me has a high success rate of treating acne in patients who took the diuretic. Anywho, can people who are on spiro please give me a heads up, what side effects have you had? Im worried about side effects. Are you losing a significant amount of weight on the drug?

Thanks and SunnyGirl if you see this thread, please reply :lol:


My regimen changed (starting 5/16/09) and I am not a happy camper

AM regimen

Wash face and chest with Kaiser 5% bp wash

Moisturize with face reality skincare cranberry cream

Apply Estee Lauder Future Perfect Eye Cream

Apply make up, blush, finishing powder, MAC moisture cover to dark underyeye circles

Pop a doxycycline

PM regimen

Remove make up with desert esscence jojoba oil using cotton balls

starting evening of May 28, 2009, I wash my face with Face Reality Skincare Sensitive Skin Gel Cleanser at night time only

Apply Differin to face and chest

Wait to dry and moisturize with face reality skincare cranberry cream

Apply Estee Lauder Future Perfect Eye Cream

Pop a doxycycline

Foundation- MAC Studio Tech Foundation in NC20 or MAC Studio Sculpt Foundation in NW15, apply a MAC blush, apply MAC prep and prime finishing powder

Anyone who has a problem zit thats having a hard time healing, try this and let me know if it helped you. Mix one tablespoon of sea salt with three tablespoons of warm water, apply to a cotton ball or a paper towel. Apply to the zit for ten to fifteen minutes, and then wash it off.


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Oh my, I just read on line it says Spiro can cause enlargment of the breasts. I :pray: that doesnt happen to me. Im only 23 1/2 and I already wear a 36C


My regimen changed (starting 5/16/09) and I am not a happy camper

AM regimen

Wash face and chest with Kaiser 5% bp wash

Moisturize with face reality skincare cranberry cream

Apply Estee Lauder Future Perfect Eye Cream

Apply make up, blush, finishing powder, MAC moisture cover to dark underyeye circles

Pop a doxycycline

PM regimen

Remove make up with desert esscence jojoba oil using cotton balls

starting evening of May 28, 2009, I wash my face with Face Reality Skincare Sensitive Skin Gel Cleanser at night time only

Apply Differin to face and chest

Wait to dry and moisturize with face reality skincare cranberry cream

Apply Estee Lauder Future Perfect Eye Cream

Pop a doxycycline

Foundation- MAC Studio Tech Foundation in NC20 or MAC Studio Sculpt Foundation in NW15, apply a MAC blush, apply MAC prep and prime finishing powder

Anyone who has a problem zit thats having a hard time healing, try this and let me know if it helped you. Mix one tablespoon of sea salt with three tablespoons of warm water, apply to a cotton ball or a paper towel. Apply to the zit for ten to fifteen minutes, and then wash it off.


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Hi Molly,

I feel pretty lucky that I don't have a lot of side efects from spiro. In the beginning I think the side effects I was having were from my anxiety about taking the medication. My anxiety symptoms are typically rapid heartbeat and lightheadedness. After a while that went away though. I've actually had way more side effects with birth control pills (nausea, headaches, anxiety, hair loss) than with spiro.

I haven't had any problems with potassium either and I eat bananas and other foods with potassium. I've had my levels checked twice in the last six months and everything is normal. My hair stopped shedding and is growing in nice and thick now, and my skin is starting to look really good. For me it took quite a long while (4-5 months) for my skin to improve on spiro. Try not to get discouraged if you experience an initial breakout. It will get better in time. I've tried everything for my skin including accutane four times and this is the only treatment that has helped my persistent cystic acne. I've now slowly added tazorac into my routine and am experiencing another purge, but my skin is looking and feeling better and better.

Spiro also dramatically reduced my oily skin and hair as well, but didn't make my breasts grow at all. As for taking spiro without birth control, the first three months were perfect, but the last three I have had spotting in between. One good thing is that the spotting in between periods is getting less and less and I'm hoping that will correct itself in time. My periods still come on time, give or take a day or two, and is still light to medium with little cramps. I'm just all around impressed with spiro and wish I would have taken it years before.

Good luck Molly! Let me know how things work out for you.

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Hi Molly,

I feel pretty lucky that I don't have a lot of side efects from spiro. In the beginning I think the side effects I was having were from my anxiety about taking the medication. My anxiety symptoms are typically rapid heartbeat and lightheadedness. After a while that went away though. I've actually had way more side effects with birth control pills (nausea, headaches, anxiety, hair loss) than with spiro.

I haven't had any problems with potassium either and I eat bananas and other foods with potassium. I've had my levels checked twice in the last six months and everything is normal. My hair stopped shedding and is growing in nice and thick now, and my skin is starting to look really good. For me it took quite a long while (4-5 months) for my skin to improve on spiro. Try not to get discouraged if you experience an initial breakout. It will get better in time. I've tried everything for my skin including accutane four times and this is the only treatment that has helped my persistent cystic acne. I've now slowly added tazorac into my routine and am experiencing another purge, but my skin is looking and feeling better and better.

Spiro also dramatically reduced my oily skin and hair as well, but didn't make my breasts grow at all. As for taking spiro without birth control, the first three months were perfect, but the last three I have had spotting in between. One good thing is that the spotting in between periods is getting less and less and I'm hoping that will correct itself in time. My periods still come on time, give or take a day or two, and is still light to medium with little cramps. I'm just all around impressed with spiro and wish I would have taken it years before.

Good luck Molly! Let me know how things work out for you.


My regimen changed (starting 5/16/09) and I am not a happy camper

AM regimen

Wash face and chest with Kaiser 5% bp wash

Moisturize with face reality skincare cranberry cream

Apply Estee Lauder Future Perfect Eye Cream

Apply make up, blush, finishing powder, MAC moisture cover to dark underyeye circles

Pop a doxycycline

PM regimen

Remove make up with desert esscence jojoba oil using cotton balls

starting evening of May 28, 2009, I wash my face with Face Reality Skincare Sensitive Skin Gel Cleanser at night time only

Apply Differin to face and chest

Wait to dry and moisturize with face reality skincare cranberry cream

Apply Estee Lauder Future Perfect Eye Cream

Pop a doxycycline

Foundation- MAC Studio Tech Foundation in NC20 or MAC Studio Sculpt Foundation in NW15, apply a MAC blush, apply MAC prep and prime finishing powder

Anyone who has a problem zit thats having a hard time healing, try this and let me know if it helped you. Mix one tablespoon of sea salt with three tablespoons of warm water, apply to a cotton ball or a paper towel. Apply to the zit for ten to fifteen minutes, and then wash it off.


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Oh I had an initial breakout alright! I had to go on minocyclen for the first three months to help with the breakouts. After the huge purge from spiro I stopped taking the antibiotics and I continued to breakout but not as bad (no cysts) after that. Some weeks were really good and others I would break out again and worry that this would never work. For me it just took longer than for others that saw clearing sooner. It was about 4-5 months before I saw consistent clearing.

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I noticed fatigue and weakness the first month or so. It got better, for the most part. No other side effects so far. And I really don't break out at all anymore :dance:


Cleanser: Purpose, twice a day. Love it!

Rx:

Loestrin Fe 24 (birth control)

Differin .3% gel

Moisturizer: Purpose Moisturizer w/ SPF 15 (morning), La Roche-Posay Toleriane facial fluid (night)


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Oh I had an initial breakout alright! I had to go on minocyclen for the first three months to help with the breakouts. After the huge purge from spiro I stopped taking the antibiotics and I continued to breakout but not as bad (no cysts) after that. Some weeks were really good and others I would break out again and worry that this would never work. For me it just took longer than for others that saw clearing sooner. It was about 4-5 months before I saw consistent clearing.

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I actually feel better on spiro than I did without it. I imagine there are other areas of my body that are affected by the androgen blocking.

I still pee a lot. If I don't drink a lot of water, I will get VERY thirsty. I don't know if my boobs got bigger, but they got firmer.

My skin is softer all over my body. My hair is not greasy. My pores are smaller, I don't get backheads on my nose or anywhere else.

I took erythromycin with my initial outbreak, but I was also started Retin A the same day I started spiro.

Oh, AND I DON'T HAVE ACNE!!!! :dance:

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I just went on spiro 50mg about 6 weeks ago. After about 4 weeks, I noticed that my skin was a lot clearer (less jawline/chin breakouts). At that time, I had the clearest skin I've ever had since going off the pill 3 years ago. The first month, my period came 3 days early (I have been extremely regular for 2 years prior, so it was strange to have my cycle change), Then, this month I am now 8 days late. And I am definitelt not pregnant. Is it normal to have late periods on spiro as well as closer together? I really don't want to go on the pill again! I would take accutane over the pill.

Also, did anyone experience weight gain while on spiro? Just curious, it seems like weight gain would be logical if you are messing with hormones. Usually the male hormones are responsible for higher metabolism, right?

Also, in the last week my skin has broken out a bit, not as bad as before, but a few chin/jaw pimples. Also, I have noticed NO decrease in oiliness. Do I need to give it more time?

thank you!!!!

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I thought spiro caused weight loss because its a diuretic and causes people to pee a lot =/


My regimen changed (starting 5/16/09) and I am not a happy camper

AM regimen

Wash face and chest with Kaiser 5% bp wash

Moisturize with face reality skincare cranberry cream

Apply Estee Lauder Future Perfect Eye Cream

Apply make up, blush, finishing powder, MAC moisture cover to dark underyeye circles

Pop a doxycycline

PM regimen

Remove make up with desert esscence jojoba oil using cotton balls

starting evening of May 28, 2009, I wash my face with Face Reality Skincare Sensitive Skin Gel Cleanser at night time only

Apply Differin to face and chest

Wait to dry and moisturize with face reality skincare cranberry cream

Apply Estee Lauder Future Perfect Eye Cream

Pop a doxycycline

Foundation- MAC Studio Tech Foundation in NC20 or MAC Studio Sculpt Foundation in NW15, apply a MAC blush, apply MAC prep and prime finishing powder

Anyone who has a problem zit thats having a hard time healing, try this and let me know if it helped you. Mix one tablespoon of sea salt with three tablespoons of warm water, apply to a cotton ball or a paper towel. Apply to the zit for ten to fifteen minutes, and then wash it off.


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I thought spiro caused weight loss because its a diuretic and causes people to pee a lot =/

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I thought spiro caused weight loss because its a diuretic and causes people to pee a lot =/

My daughter has been on 100 mg of Sprio for 6 weeks now, for the first week she did go to the bathroom a lot, had headaches & fatigue but those side effects went away in about 10 days. And yes, she did get an pretty bad initial breakout. Not really on her jawline and chin but on her cheeks (where she rarely breaks out). She had her period last week and her face was the worse I've ever seen it. But she's been on Bactrim 2x a day for almost a week now and today her face is looking so much better and red marks are rapidly fading. I would strongly recommend that you take an antibotic for at least a couple of months along with the Sprio to help with the inital breakouts, along with maybe a topical (Klaron is a good, gentle choice with no history of inital breakouts from what I can tell). I can tell the Sprio is kicking in though because even though she broke out, the pimples were alot smaller and went away a lot faster. There was just alot of them!

She did notice a increase in breast size as well...and she didn't really need it either :surprised: She was a 36D, and is now a 36DD. Can't comment on period irregularies since she takes BCP and her periods have been right on time. Intially the BCP really helped her acne, and I think they still do, I think that when her old antiboitic (mino) wore off is when she started having problems (that and humidity). That's why I asked the derm for Sprio, NOT an antiboitic and can be on long term.

Good luck and thanks to everyone on this board! You have all been such a great source of information for me. Without it, I would of never of known about Sprio


My regimen changed (starting 5/16/09) and I am not a happy camper

AM regimen

Wash face and chest with Kaiser 5% bp wash

Moisturize with face reality skincare cranberry cream

Apply Estee Lauder Future Perfect Eye Cream

Apply make up, blush, finishing powder, MAC moisture cover to dark underyeye circles

Pop a doxycycline

PM regimen

Remove make up with desert esscence jojoba oil using cotton balls

starting evening of May 28, 2009, I wash my face with Face Reality Skincare Sensitive Skin Gel Cleanser at night time only

Apply Differin to face and chest

Wait to dry and moisturize with face reality skincare cranberry cream

Apply Estee Lauder Future Perfect Eye Cream

Pop a doxycycline

Foundation- MAC Studio Tech Foundation in NC20 or MAC Studio Sculpt Foundation in NW15, apply a MAC blush, apply MAC prep and prime finishing powder

Anyone who has a problem zit thats having a hard time healing, try this and let me know if it helped you. Mix one tablespoon of sea salt with three tablespoons of warm water, apply to a cotton ball or a paper towel. Apply to the zit for ten to fifteen minutes, and then wash it off.


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Anyone else have tender breasts and increased breast size due to Spiro?


My regimen changed (starting 5/16/09) and I am not a happy camper

AM regimen

Wash face and chest with Kaiser 5% bp wash

Moisturize with face reality skincare cranberry cream

Apply Estee Lauder Future Perfect Eye Cream

Apply make up, blush, finishing powder, MAC moisture cover to dark underyeye circles

Pop a doxycycline

PM regimen

Remove make up with desert esscence jojoba oil using cotton balls

starting evening of May 28, 2009, I wash my face with Face Reality Skincare Sensitive Skin Gel Cleanser at night time only

Apply Differin to face and chest

Wait to dry and moisturize with face reality skincare cranberry cream

Apply Estee Lauder Future Perfect Eye Cream

Pop a doxycycline

Foundation- MAC Studio Tech Foundation in NC20 or MAC Studio Sculpt Foundation in NW15, apply a MAC blush, apply MAC prep and prime finishing powder

Anyone who has a problem zit thats having a hard time healing, try this and let me know if it helped you. Mix one tablespoon of sea salt with three tablespoons of warm water, apply to a cotton ball or a paper towel. Apply to the zit for ten to fifteen minutes, and then wash it off.


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I thought spiro caused weight loss because its a diuretic and causes people to pee a lot =/

My daughter has been on 100 mg of Sprio for 6 weeks now, for the first week she did go to the bathroom a lot, had headaches & fatigue but those side effects went away in about 10 days. And yes, she did get an pretty bad initial breakout. Not really on her jawline and chin but on her cheeks (where she rarely breaks out). She had her period last week and her face was the worse I've ever seen it. But she's been on Bactrim 2x a day for almost a week now and today her face is looking so much better and red marks are rapidly fading. I would strongly recommend that you take an antibotic for at least a couple of months along with the Sprio to help with the inital breakouts, along with maybe a topical (Klaron is a good, gentle choice with no history of inital breakouts from what I can tell). I can tell the Sprio is kicking in though because even though she broke out, the pimples were alot smaller and went away a lot faster. There was just alot of them!

She did notice a increase in breast size as well...and she didn't really need it either :surprised: She was a 36D, and is now a 36DD. Can't comment on period irregularies since she takes BCP and her periods have been right on time. Intially the BCP really helped her acne, and I think they still do, I think that when her old antiboitic (mino) wore off is when she started having problems (that and humidity). That's why I asked the derm for Sprio, NOT an antiboitic and can be on long term.

Good luck and thanks to everyone on this board! You have all been such a great source of information for me. Without it, I would of never of known about Sprio

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I thought spiro caused weight loss because its a diuretic and causes people to pee a lot =/

My daughter has been on 100 mg of Sprio for 6 weeks now, for the first week she did go to the bathroom a lot, had headaches & fatigue but those side effects went away in about 10 days. And yes, she did get an pretty bad initial breakout. Not really on her jawline and chin but on her cheeks (where she rarely breaks out). She had her period last week and her face was the worse I've ever seen it. But she's been on Bactrim 2x a day for almost a week now and today her face is looking so much better and red marks are rapidly fading. I would strongly recommend that you take an antibotic for at least a couple of months along with the Sprio to help with the inital breakouts, along with maybe a topical (Klaron is a good, gentle choice with no history of inital breakouts from what I can tell). I can tell the Sprio is kicking in though because even though she broke out, the pimples were alot smaller and went away a lot faster. There was just alot of them!

She did notice a increase in breast size as well...and she didn't really need it either :surprised: She was a 36D, and is now a 36DD. Can't comment on period irregularies since she takes BCP and her periods have been right on time. Intially the BCP really helped her acne, and I think they still do, I think that when her old antiboitic (mino) wore off is when she started having problems (that and humidity). That's why I asked the derm for Sprio, NOT an antiboitic and can be on long term.

Good luck and thanks to everyone on this board! You have all been such a great source of information for me. Without it, I would of never of known about Sprio

Yeah but I have to be very careful about what medicines I take. I am also on Celexa and Wellbutrin for my depression and that is a must for me. I cannot have other medicines that will contraindicate my antidepressants. I also cannot use retinoids of any sort. They make me have suicidal ideations even tazorac did that to me. I put too much on in the evenings, not realizing I cannot put on as much as I want and it got absorbed into my blood stream and made me :crazy2:

Oh joy! Im looking foward to having D size breasts at 23 years of age. Right now, Im a 36C :rolleyes:


My regimen changed (starting 5/16/09) and I am not a happy camper

AM regimen

Wash face and chest with Kaiser 5% bp wash

Moisturize with face reality skincare cranberry cream

Apply Estee Lauder Future Perfect Eye Cream

Apply make up, blush, finishing powder, MAC moisture cover to dark underyeye circles

Pop a doxycycline

PM regimen

Remove make up with desert esscence jojoba oil using cotton balls

starting evening of May 28, 2009, I wash my face with Face Reality Skincare Sensitive Skin Gel Cleanser at night time only

Apply Differin to face and chest

Wait to dry and moisturize with face reality skincare cranberry cream

Apply Estee Lauder Future Perfect Eye Cream

Pop a doxycycline

Foundation- MAC Studio Tech Foundation in NC20 or MAC Studio Sculpt Foundation in NW15, apply a MAC blush, apply MAC prep and prime finishing powder

Anyone who has a problem zit thats having a hard time healing, try this and let me know if it helped you. Mix one tablespoon of sea salt with three tablespoons of warm water, apply to a cotton ball or a paper towel. Apply to the zit for ten to fifteen minutes, and then wash it off.


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Anyone else have tender breasts and increased breast size due to Spiro?

Cleanser: Purpose, twice a day. Love it!

Rx:

Loestrin Fe 24 (birth control)

Differin .3% gel

Moisturizer: Purpose Moisturizer w/ SPF 15 (morning), La Roche-Posay Toleriane facial fluid (night)


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Anyone else have tender breasts and increased breast size due to Spiro?

I have not, but this is a known side effect that my derm told me about when she prescribed it.


My regimen changed (starting 5/16/09) and I am not a happy camper

AM regimen

Wash face and chest with Kaiser 5% bp wash

Moisturize with face reality skincare cranberry cream

Apply Estee Lauder Future Perfect Eye Cream

Apply make up, blush, finishing powder, MAC moisture cover to dark underyeye circles

Pop a doxycycline

PM regimen

Remove make up with desert esscence jojoba oil using cotton balls

starting evening of May 28, 2009, I wash my face with Face Reality Skincare Sensitive Skin Gel Cleanser at night time only

Apply Differin to face and chest

Wait to dry and moisturize with face reality skincare cranberry cream

Apply Estee Lauder Future Perfect Eye Cream

Pop a doxycycline

Foundation- MAC Studio Tech Foundation in NC20 or MAC Studio Sculpt Foundation in NW15, apply a MAC blush, apply MAC prep and prime finishing powder

Anyone who has a problem zit thats having a hard time healing, try this and let me know if it helped you. Mix one tablespoon of sea salt with three tablespoons of warm water, apply to a cotton ball or a paper towel. Apply to the zit for ten to fifteen minutes, and then wash it off.


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I'm on 200 mg, and have been for about 10+ months. i haven't had any breast size increase, and believe me, I would've noticed (I'm very small) and been very pleased with it.

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I'm on 200 mg, and have been for about 10+ months. i haven't had any breast size increase, and believe me, I would've noticed (I'm very small) and been very pleased with it.

My regimen changed (starting 5/16/09) and I am not a happy camper

AM regimen

Wash face and chest with Kaiser 5% bp wash

Moisturize with face reality skincare cranberry cream

Apply Estee Lauder Future Perfect Eye Cream

Apply make up, blush, finishing powder, MAC moisture cover to dark underyeye circles

Pop a doxycycline

PM regimen

Remove make up with desert esscence jojoba oil using cotton balls

starting evening of May 28, 2009, I wash my face with Face Reality Skincare Sensitive Skin Gel Cleanser at night time only

Apply Differin to face and chest

Wait to dry and moisturize with face reality skincare cranberry cream

Apply Estee Lauder Future Perfect Eye Cream

Pop a doxycycline

Foundation- MAC Studio Tech Foundation in NC20 or MAC Studio Sculpt Foundation in NW15, apply a MAC blush, apply MAC prep and prime finishing powder

Anyone who has a problem zit thats having a hard time healing, try this and let me know if it helped you. Mix one tablespoon of sea salt with three tablespoons of warm water, apply to a cotton ball or a paper towel. Apply to the zit for ten to fifteen minutes, and then wash it off.


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I'm on 200 mg, and have been for about 10+ months. i haven't had any breast size increase, and believe me, I would've noticed (I'm very small) and been very pleased with it.

Has it helped with your acne?

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I'm on 200 mg, and have been for about 10+ months. i haven't had any breast size increase, and believe me, I would've noticed (I'm very small) and been very pleased with it.

Has it helped with your acne?


My regimen changed (starting 5/16/09) and I am not a happy camper

AM regimen

Wash face and chest with Kaiser 5% bp wash

Moisturize with face reality skincare cranberry cream

Apply Estee Lauder Future Perfect Eye Cream

Apply make up, blush, finishing powder, MAC moisture cover to dark underyeye circles

Pop a doxycycline

PM regimen

Remove make up with desert esscence jojoba oil using cotton balls

starting evening of May 28, 2009, I wash my face with Face Reality Skincare Sensitive Skin Gel Cleanser at night time only

Apply Differin to face and chest

Wait to dry and moisturize with face reality skincare cranberry cream

Apply Estee Lauder Future Perfect Eye Cream

Pop a doxycycline

Foundation- MAC Studio Tech Foundation in NC20 or MAC Studio Sculpt Foundation in NW15, apply a MAC blush, apply MAC prep and prime finishing powder

Anyone who has a problem zit thats having a hard time healing, try this and let me know if it helped you. Mix one tablespoon of sea salt with three tablespoons of warm water, apply to a cotton ball or a paper towel. Apply to the zit for ten to fifteen minutes, and then wash it off.


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Oh my, I just read on line it says Spiro can cause enlargment of the breasts. I :pray: that doesnt happen to me. Im only 23 1/2 and I already wear a 36C

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Oh my, I just read on line it says Spiro can cause enlargment of the breasts. I :pray: that doesnt happen to me. Im only 23 1/2 and I already wear a 36C

i havent heard of this. but dear god i hope it doesn't happen. C is a hassle enough, seems like you can relate :wall:


My regimen changed (starting 5/16/09) and I am not a happy camper

AM regimen

Wash face and chest with Kaiser 5% bp wash

Moisturize with face reality skincare cranberry cream

Apply Estee Lauder Future Perfect Eye Cream

Apply make up, blush, finishing powder, MAC moisture cover to dark underyeye circles

Pop a doxycycline

PM regimen

Remove make up with desert esscence jojoba oil using cotton balls

starting evening of May 28, 2009, I wash my face with Face Reality Skincare Sensitive Skin Gel Cleanser at night time only

Apply Differin to face and chest

Wait to dry and moisturize with face reality skincare cranberry cream

Apply Estee Lauder Future Perfect Eye Cream

Pop a doxycycline

Foundation- MAC Studio Tech Foundation in NC20 or MAC Studio Sculpt Foundation in NW15, apply a MAC blush, apply MAC prep and prime finishing powder

Anyone who has a problem zit thats having a hard time healing, try this and let me know if it helped you. Mix one tablespoon of sea salt with three tablespoons of warm water, apply to a cotton ball or a paper towel. Apply to the zit for ten to fifteen minutes, and then wash it off.


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Hi Molly, when I was on the med. I didn't experience any side effects. But, the med. didn't do anything for my acne. But that's just me. I have tried EVERYTHING, my last resort is Accutane (I've been on it for 8 days now). So, don't go by my success. Cute dog by the way! Teacup or Toy?


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Hi Molly, when I was on the med. I didn't experience any side effects. But, the med. didn't do anything for my acne. But that's just me. I have tried EVERYTHING, my last resort is Accutane (I've been on it for 8 days now). So, don't go by my success. Cute dog by the way! Teacup or Toy?

My regimen changed (starting 5/16/09) and I am not a happy camper

AM regimen

Wash face and chest with Kaiser 5% bp wash

Moisturize with face reality skincare cranberry cream

Apply Estee Lauder Future Perfect Eye Cream

Apply make up, blush, finishing powder, MAC moisture cover to dark underyeye circles

Pop a doxycycline

PM regimen

Remove make up with desert esscence jojoba oil using cotton balls

starting evening of May 28, 2009, I wash my face with Face Reality Skincare Sensitive Skin Gel Cleanser at night time only

Apply Differin to face and chest

Wait to dry and moisturize with face reality skincare cranberry cream

Apply Estee Lauder Future Perfect Eye Cream

Pop a doxycycline

Foundation- MAC Studio Tech Foundation in NC20 or MAC Studio Sculpt Foundation in NW15, apply a MAC blush, apply MAC prep and prime finishing powder

Anyone who has a problem zit thats having a hard time healing, try this and let me know if it helped you. Mix one tablespoon of sea salt with three tablespoons of warm water, apply to a cotton ball or a paper towel. Apply to the zit for ten to fifteen minutes, and then wash it off.


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