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How effective is Spironolactone for Hair thinning (Hair loss)?

Summary: 22 Spironolactone users have rated its effectiveness for Hair thinning.

Overall ratings: 2.6/5
Long term ratings: 2.9/5

This is a review of how effective Spironolactone (spironolactone) is for Hair thinning and for what kind of people. The study is created by eHealthMe and is updated continuously.

 

 

 

 

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What is Spironolactone

Spironolactone has active ingredients of spironolactone. It is often used in acne. (latest outcomes from 26,437 Spironolactone users)

Hair thinning

Hair thinning can be treated by Propecia, Finasteride, Biotin, Minoxidil, Spironolactone, Rogaine. (latest reports from 42,665 Hair Thinning patients)

On Jan, 30, 2015: 22 people are studied for taking Spironolactone in Hair thinning




Spironolactone effectiveness for Hair thinning


Long term Spironolactone effectiveness for Hair thinning

Spironolactone effectiveness for Hair thinning (number of people):

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Overall37840
Long term
(1+ years)
04630

Age of people who take Spironolactone for Hair thinning * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hair thinning0.00%0.00%0.00%9.09%13.64%27.27%27.27%22.73%

Who find Spironolactone more effective for Hair thinning?

Age of people who find Spironolactone more effective * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hair thinning0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%25.00%75.00%0.00%0.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • Can omeprazeloe cause muscle loss?
    Previously to taking Omeprazeloe I had normal bowel movements after getting control of the diarrhea caused by the irritable bowel syndrome. The day after I took the first capsule I experienced extreme constipation. It was hard to have a BM and had to go several times. It has caused bad abdominal pain. I started to have hair loss. It has thinned to half as much as I had. My migraines came on like crazy. I lost eight pounds over about a month after I stopped taking it. I lost fat I had gained in my abdomin but also my muscles have deteriated some. I would recommend that no one takes this medication and it should be taken off the market. People who have suffered from taking this medication should be compensated.
  • Can xanax use cause female hair loss?
    I am losing a lot of hair. It started about two months ago, and I went to dermatologist who ordered some medication for two weeks. It stopped. I have been using Victoza for almost a year and take Xanax daily long term. Can either of these drugs cause my hair loss?? It's back now, and full speed. At this rate, I'll be bold in two weeks more. I'm desperate, but my doctors think if the Victoza is causing it, it will regenerate once I stop, which I'm in the process of doing. However, if there is a chance Xanax is causing it, I need to know to find an alternative drug for my nerves. Any help??
  • If you stop taking oxcarbazepine will your hair grow back?
    has been getting thinner on top and now there's a little bald spot it just seems like the last month and a half maybe that I've noticed that my hair has been getting thinner on top and now there's a little bald spot where its really thin and you can see the scalp and he increased my dosage by 600 milligrams
  • Does aldactone work on blonde facial hair
    Blonde vellus facial hair after taking a hair tonic tablet by fusion and also removel of hair caused it to Grow longer and more
  • What can i do to grow hair back. i've been taking fluticasone propionate for altmost 1 year and 6 months, now i've stopped using it, but i lost hair in frontal region and i want to regrow it.
    What can i do to grow hair back. i've been taking Fluticasone propionate for altmost 1 year and 6 months, now I've stopped using it, but I lost hair in frontal region and I want to regrow it.

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    I have been taking the drug Metformin Hydrochloride for about 5 months and definitely find that I am losing hair which is a problem I have never experienced. Always had the healthiest hair, no problems. Well, I am finding that I am losing lair significantly and feel that the manufacturer of this drug should post that this is a side effect as so many have been complaining of the same side effect. I also began having problems with my teeth and always prided myself of having great teeth with no problems. I also understand that if there is a deficiency of Vitamin B12 that this together with taking this drug can cause these issues of hair loss and mouth/teeth problems. Again; I feel this should be totally and more readily informed to anyone taking this drug. I don't feel that anyone should have to give up things important to them to maintain a healthy way of living...I am going to see my physician and discuss what other options that may exist as I am not feeling very comfortable with this drug and the side effects I am experiencing.
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    I was taking Spironolactone to assist with hairloss for approx 7 years. Although the drug did help to stop hair falling out it also caused abnormal orgasm and after 12 months of not taking the drug I am still unable to climax normally. My doctor cannot give me a full explanation for this.

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  • My endocrinologist /doctor has my fluid intake limited to 48 ounces of liquids per day (all liquids) because my sodium levels were off due to the drug spironolactone , I was taking 200 mg per day but have cut back to 100 mg per day for the last year.
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