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amoxilworx's Blog > I Have Changed My Focus!

Posted 17 April 2014

Now it is official. I had my annual woman's exam this morning and my blood pressure was normal so I got birth control pills. I read somewhere in a dermatological journal online that spironolactone combined with an estrogen birth control pill clears acne for 88% of women. I took my first birth control pill of the month at 9:44AM! If you have followed my bl...

amoxilworx's Blog > Trying So Hard To Be Good! :)

Posted 14 April 2014

I am trying so hard to be good. I am taking only the prescribed doses of all medications. That means three lousy amoxicillin pills per day. Thats down from 15 by the way. omg omg!! I have like a total of 5 zits right now! I am freaking out because I am no longer accustomed to breakouts. I have been pretty much clear for 3 years and then boom. My antibioti...

amoxilworx's Blog > Spiro

Posted 23 March 2014

I am slowly phasing out antibiotics and switching to a hormonal treatment model. I am now on spironolactone and hoping to add birth control estrogen pills. I have to lose weight first though. I plan to go to the gym 12 days a month starting April 1st. doesn't sound like much but with my depression it really is a lot. I am still taking amoxicillin and ceph...

amoxilworx's Blog > Blood Test Yesterday...

Posted 20 March 2014

I got blood drawn yesterday. The phlebotomist was nearly incompetent. She jabbed with the butterfly needle right into my flesh and starts moving it around. Excruciating! She also suggested that I may be running low on blood. Ridiculous. I offered her my other arm and she still couldn't find a vein. Finally she poked around and pierced one and took my bloo...

amoxilworx's Blog > My Journey On Spironolactone

Posted 24 February 2014

I have been on spironolactone for three days. lol Prolly too early to look for results considering it takes six months to work for most people. Now my regimen is as follows:
1. Tretinoin plus topical clindamycin once per day
2. benzaclin twice a day
3. Amoxicillin or cephalexin 3000 mg per day
4. 25mg of spironolactone at bedtime
Before my...