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Spironolactone finally cleared me up, now what?

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So after a solid year on Spironolactone my horrible cystic hormonal acne is clear. I do also use a salicylic acid face wash and BP treatment with my moisturizer. I’m so happy my skin is clear! It is pretty scarred but not as bad as I thought I would, and the scarring has improved. But what now? Do I need to stay on Spironolactone for the rest of my life to prevent my hormones from going crazy? I seem to tolerate well, just crave salt like a mad person lol. I have a fear that if my derm takes me off of it the acne will return. Ugh. My skin is nice and matte right now. 

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i always wonder this too. for me i plan to stay on it until after i hit menopause (i am 42 right now) at least. this dec will be 7 years that i have been taking it.

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