Questions about spironolactone.

My 26 yr old daughter has been taking Spirolactone 100mgs for acne for almost two years and it has been a miracle for her skin. She had tried everything with no results,so this has been great. She glows now. My question for you is..is this safe long term like and how long should she wait after getting off before becoming pregnant? Thanks for your answer.

These are all good questions and you are a very nice mom for caring so much about your daughter, but she really needs to ask her doctor these questions herself!  Have her make an appointment and and a list to take in with her. Then she’ll feel confident she won’t forget them.  Dr. I

Dr. Brandith Irwin, MD

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