Despite working out religiously and eating right I have not been able to lose the weight and I am still gaining but at a slower pace. I shot up from 174 to 194 in a period of three months. Treatment, prognosis, and Aldactone (spironolactone) is a prescription diuretic used to remove the excess fluid caused by congestive heart failure, cirrhosis of the liver, and kidney disease. I wish you luck!Ladies, it makes me super angry reading about your struggles and incompetency of health care professionals. I have never dealt with this before, it has to be the med!Are you speaking from experience? I use Epiduo which is a topical cream, which I heard has the same ingredients as Acutane. Malabsorption of fat Worst decision ever! Dizziness Edema Needless to say I am stopping them immediately. NO!! Hyperkalemia may also cause no symptoms. High blood pressure Weight gain, acne, etc., I hope this comment helps.Y'all, to give a little more information about spironolactone -- it is an androgen blocker, aka it blocks the class of hormones that testosterone is one of.

I’ve tried everything to get the weight off & cant lose a single pound. It’s incredibly frustrating. There was one long-term study with patients who received spironolactone for up to 8 years for the treatment of acne vulgaris (Shaw and White). I haven't been able to wear anything with spaghetti straps in YEARS!! or greater (either number) stage 1 Aldactone acts both as a diuretic and as an antihypertensive drug by this mechanism. !I started taking it when I was 35 so, initially, I just attributed it to age or natural hormone changes. My diet didn't change - if anything, over those 7 years my diet IMPROVED as did my activity level. Pitting edema is scored on pitting edema measurement scales. rapid or irregular heartbeats. I am so bloated I cannot even eat. I have a gut and rolls now which I did not have before as well. But then the weight started to become more rapid. Some symptoms of liver disease include jaundice, nausea and vomiting, easy bruising, bleeding excessively, fatigue, weakness, weight loss, shortness of breath, leg swelling, impotence, and confusion.

Spironolactone weight gain. The liver is a large, meaty organ that sits on the right side of the belly. Learn what food to buy and how to cook in order to make a big difference for your...The heart is composed of specialized cardiac muscle, and it is four-chambered, with a right atrium and ventricle, and an...Front View of the Liver. Symptoms of low potassium include weakness, aches, and cramps of the muscles. Lots of people take lasix with it but if your sodium is low your doctor will be able to instruct on what to do. I’ve started to get back in the swing of working out and going to boot camp/personal training sessions. Extreme ?I was given this medication this week for the removal of facial hair from hormone therapy, and after reading some comments I am afraid to try it. Heart disease symptoms in women may...What causes high blood pressure (hypertension)? hypertension. Today I made the decision to go off cold turkey. I came on this site and just saw every girl asking for help, as I was about to, so I used my resources to find something, so now my post is one comment with an answer. Many I haven’t lost a single pound. It is still preferable to massive and irreversible body overhaul.If I could do it again, I would decline taking it. measured. Cannot wait to feel myself. Also there isn't much info on weight gain from this pill and if weight loss is possible. I’ve recommended her to take a more holistic/natural approach because these pills have only caused havoc. Has anyone ever experience weight loss after stopping this med??
Treatments vary depending on the severity of the acne.The heart is a very important organ in the body. I attributed it to bad eating. I am wondering if birth control is a better or worse option. She just decided to stop taking them(because we want to have kids) and her and I noticed she is really over bloated in her stomach area. At some point, the thirty year battle with acne should be done, ya know?Didn't realize your post was so old... i thought i saw "2017" on your post. Sure hope it goes away soon. If you have kidney disease, you should control your blood pressure. Take it back to your pharmacy for safe disposal.This is so frustrating. Once the med is stopped it will of course.I am having the same side effect.

It’s depressing.Wow! Angina, Some of the other causes of ascites include portal hypertension, congestive heart failure, blood clots, and pancreatitis.

Prerenal kidney failure is caused by blood loss, dehydration, Kidney damage, like hypertension, can be unnoticeable and detected only through medical tests.
I gave it a few days to go away and it didn't. I stopped the wt gain as well. So when I started taking Spironolactone back in College, I didn't take it as often and couldn't remember the side effects.

Its been about a month already since I stopped. Under an strict diet for (Acne) I took 100mg of spiro for a little over 1.5 months before stopping and gained 11 pounds. And, as I near 45, I feel like I'm so "over" having to deal with acne! If you are putting on weight while taking a drug, it has to be addressed not brushed over.