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Anyone who has been on/is on spiro;how did it work?Also did you get an initial breakout with it and if so,how long did it last?

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Hi. First of all I've been on Spiro once a day 100mg for about a month and a half. I experienced no initial breakout. I actually have seen nothing but my skin becoming almost normal (oil-wise). I used to have the skin that I applied my makeup in the morning and then used blotting papers and powders at noon. However, I am also on Demulen/Zovia birth control and benzaclin and minocycline.

Spiro does taste like you're swallowing an altoid though haha Its a diuretic so you may find you need to go the bathroom more often in the first couple of weeks but that eventually wears off. Also if you're not on a birth control pill it could make your periods erratic or not even happen so that's why its usually prescribed along with a birth control pill. The doctor also told me the full effect won't show till at least 6 months, but at a month and a half I'm very happy with the current results.

There is also a forum going on in the Non Prescription Message Board regarding this topic and possible hairloss. However, I have not experienced any of that sort of problem so its just more information for you to consider.

Any other questions feel free to ask.

Good Luck,


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