Hair Loss: Anti-Androgen, Spironolactone NYC - (212) 644-6454 - New York, NY

  • New York Dermatology 30 East 60th Street (Park/Madison) 8th Floor Suite 805 New York, NY
  • Spironolactone hair loss   Doctors frequently prescribe Spironolactone to treat acne, pattern baldness and hirsutism in women. 
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  • Topical Spironolactone: A study conducted by Berardesca E. et al concluded that 5% topical spironolactone cream acts as an antiandrogen in human sebaceous glands, competing with DHT receptors and producing a decrease of labelled DHT
  • Side effects: Some of the possible side effects associated with spironolactone are: Nausea Headache Low blood pressure Constipation / diarrhea Dizziness Shortness of breath Rashes Vomiting Does dependent effects in females Breast pain or tenderness, gynecomastia (in men) Do not use salt substitutes or low-sodium milk products that contain potassium while taking spironolactone. 
  • Comes in 25mg, 50 mg, 100 mg. 
  • It is also affected by increased sensitivity to androgens in the hair follicles, and the secretory glands around the hair follicles, called sebaceous glands
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