Acne Breakthrough
September 08, 2015
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Spironolactone Has Well Documented Effectiveness In Treating Difficult Cases Of Acne: Study.


MedPage Today (8/29, Bankhead) reported that keeping certain safety caveats in mind, “spironolactone has well documented efficacy in difficult cases of acne,” researchers reported at the American Academy of Dermatology summer meeting. Although that medication “is widely used by many dermatologists to treat acne, the application remains off label.” Overall, the medicine “is well tolerated, and side effects tend to be dose-dependent.”