Definitions for "Spironolactone"
an anti- androgen medication that also is used for high blood pressure. It is very helpful when used with cyclic progesterone therapy for the treatment of anovulatory androgen excess.
(spiro) - a medication used as a testosterone inhibitor in Hormone Replacement Therapy.
Is arguably the number one hirsutism treatment of choice for dermatologists in the US. Spironolactone has antiandrogenic effects that may enhance treatment of several androgen-excess conditions, particularly severe hirsutism.