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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 26,457 Spironolactone users)

Hair thinning

Hair thinning can be treated by Propecia, Finasteride, Biotin, Minoxidil, Spironolactone, Rogaine. (latest reports from 42,789 Hair Thinning patients)

On May, 23, 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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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (5 months ago):

  • I'VE been on aldactone for about 2 years 100mg once a day
    in the beginning twice a day
    my recent check up showed chronic kidney disease stage
    all previous kidney urine check ups were normal

    SINCE THIS DRUG WORKS ON THE KIDNEYS COULD THERE BE A RELATION ?

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  • Have used all other meds for over 6 months. Pravastatin used for one month, then breast pain started.

    Reply

  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • 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.
    Also my Crestor dosage is 20 mg per day.

    Reply

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