Review: how effective is Spironolactone for Hair thinning?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 7, 2014)
Overall ratings: 2.5/5
Long term ratings: 3.0/5
On a scale of 1 to 5: 1=not at all, 2=somewhat, 3=moderate, 4=high, 5=very high
This is a review of how effective Spironolactone (spironolactone) is for Hair thinning. The study is based on 17 reports from user community and is updated continuously.
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What is Spironolactone
Spironolactone (latest outcomes from 26,318 users) has active ingredients of spironolactone. It is often used in acne. Common side effects of Spironolactone include dyspnoea exacerbated, breathing difficulty, nausea, hyperkalemia, nausea aggravated.
Hair thinning (latest reports from 221,313 patients) is typically treated by Propecia, Finasteride, Biotin, Minoxidil, Spironolactone, Rogaine Extra Strength.
On Mar, 7, 2014: 17 people are studied for taking Spironolactone in Hair thinning
Spironolactone effectiveness for Hair thinning (number of people):
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high |
Age of people who take Spironolactone for Hair thinning * :
|Hair thinning||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||11.76%||17.65%||35.29%||17.65%||17.65% |
Who find Spironolactone more effective for Hair thinning?
Age of people who find Spironolactone more effective * :
|Hair thinning||0.00%||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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From this study (1 month ago):
Doctor had me on spironolactone and yaz at the same time. I found that you aren't suppose to be on these at same time. Was on both for 4-5 months. had basic metabolic test. potassium levels ok but now my calcium blood serum level is mildly high as well as my carbon dioxide level was midly high. Very tired, sleeplessness, aching joints and muscles
From this study (4 months ago):
I think the Spiro is making my hair thin more & fall out more
From this study (2 years ago):
I have been taken Restasis for dry eyes for about 2 years now and it has somewhat improved the condition, but there are times of the year or certain times when even this does not help. Since I had been on spironolactone 50mg maybe it is a coincidence but my eye lids have been very itchy at night and are constantly dry. Could this be a side effect of the drug? If so I would stop taking it since if I had the choice of hair loss or constant eye irritation I would rather deal with the hair issue.
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