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Spiro Worked For Me, (Pics)

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So these are before and after pictures of using spironolactone.

My older post talks about all the details.

I'm on 50mg right now and I'm probably going to move up to 75mg these week, but I've been on spiro for about 3 months now and it's great.

I dont have side effects like high potassium and low blood pressure, but I haven't checked yet...

Good luck on your journeys :)

BTW, the pictures are flipped sideways...it would help to flip them correctly. :)

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Nice!! You saw that much improvement on 50 mg of spironolactone? Interesting. It makes me wonder if everyone should start out on lower amounts and then SLOWLY increase dosage.

So happy for you! :)

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Nice!! You saw that much improvement on 50 mg of spironolactone? Interesting. It makes me wonder if everyone should start out on lower amounts and then SLOWLY increase dosage.

So happy for you! smile.png

Yeah, I was really impressed. I think everyone should start little. I started with 25mg which helped a tad with imflammation then 50mg basically cleared most of it. So i think it just takes time.

and Thank you! :)

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I have been on Spiro for 17 days now. 25 mg twice a day. No side effects at all. I see little changes, mostly with my overly production of oils on my face and in my hair. I use to blot 5 to 7 times a days with or without makeup(more with makeup). 17 days on Spiro and I don't blot at all anymore even with MAKEUP ON! I might get a few little white heads(3 to 4) but not as much as usual(25 to 40). I do have deeper cysts right now (2) but they are going away fast. I'm completely happy with the results so far. Another month on 25mg twice a day than I'm going up. I hope my results will be as good as yours! So excited and happy for you!

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I have been on Spiro for 17 days now. 25 mg twice a day. No side effects at all. I see little changes, mostly with my overly production of oils on my face and in my hair. I use to blot 5 to 7 times a days with or without makeup(more with makeup). 17 days on Spiro and I don't blot at all anymore even with MAKEUP ON! I might get a few little white heads(3 to 4) but not as much as usual(25 to 40). I do have deeper cysts right now (2) but they are going away fast. I'm completely happy with the results so far. Another month on 25mg twice a day than I'm going up. I hope my results will be as good as yours! So excited and happy for you!

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Hey! I remember when you first started on this board. So happy you found something that works for you. Do you plan on doing a topical with spiro? Are you still breaking out or is that just healing acne?


It's a rocky road but like everything else in life, there is always a beginning and an end. Here's to finding my end.

God is good to me..........more than I deserve.

James 1:2-4

Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance. And let endurance have its perfect result, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.


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Well I'm actually on 5th month now and I'm breaking out a little bit around my chin area...not quite sure what's the reason for that.

So I'm using a little bit on Bp for that. But otherwise I'm on 75 now:) I'm not quite sure if I should go down back to 50mg? Or up to 100mg. I'm worried about that breakout lol

But thank you!

Hey! I remember when you first started on this board. So happy you found something that works for you. Do you plan on doing a topical with spiro? Are you still breaking out or is that just healing acne?

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Usually there is a breakout everytime you change dosages so i wouldn't stress it too much. How are you going to treat your acne topically?

Good Luck!


It's a rocky road but like everything else in life, there is always a beginning and an end. Here's to finding my end.

God is good to me..........more than I deserve.

James 1:2-4

Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance. And let endurance have its perfect result, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.


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Usually there is a breakout everytime you change dosages so i wouldn't stress it too much. How are you going to treat your acne topically?

Good Luck!

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I hear you on the BC thing. BC was the worst thing i ever did for acne. Spiro can mess with periods so make sure to let your derm know on your next visit. As for BP, it is supposed to be a preventative measure, stopping your acne from coming up after a few months. Have you tried the regimen?

My acne journey is going slowlyyyyyyyyyyyy. It is much better than it was but acne is still persistant....such is life i suppose.


It's a rocky road but like everything else in life, there is always a beginning and an end. Here's to finding my end.

God is good to me..........more than I deserve.

James 1:2-4

Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance. And let endurance have its perfect result, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.


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I hear you on the BC thing. BC was the worst thing i ever did for acne. Spiro can mess with periods so make sure to let your derm know on your next visit. As for BP, it is supposed to be a preventative measure, stopping your acne from coming up after a few months. Have you tried the regimen?

My acne journey is going slowlyyyyyyyyyyyy. It is much better than it was but acne is still persistant....such is life i suppose.

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