How Taking Spironolactone For Acne Can Save Your Skin
The Zoe Report, February 2019
You know those commercials for new medications that spend half the ad time racing through a scary-sounding list of side effects, like dizziness and shortness of breath? Well, the blood pressure medication spironolactone is pretty much the opposite of that. Originally intended to balance high blood pressure, it’s actually more well-known for its main (glorious) side effect: eradicating hormonal acne. The once-daily pill is now a staple of modern dermatology, and many patients now turn to spironolactone for acne, even if they boast totally normal blood pressure stats. Read the full article.