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Conflicting stories about taking metformin - will it help my weight and PCOS?

Posted 14 May 2012 by anjeegyrl 6 answers

My gyno prescribed metformin 500 mg 2 x day for PCOS. He said it was an anti-diabetic but that it is also taken for PCOS. I have had a hard time managing my weight and he thought that it would help. Well I just saw a gastroenterologist for some other issues, and he said I was on a lot of ...

Anyone suffering from one or both Endometriosis AND Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome???

Posted 9 May 2013 by anjeegyrl 15 answers

I would really love to hear from anyone who has experienced BOTH endometriosis AND Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, but if someone has experienced just one, I would like to hear their thoughts too. I have been diagnosed with both and am having a hard time deciding, understanding, which to receive the ...

When should my period start after taking medroxyprogesterone for 10 days?

Posted 6 Jul 2016 by JessicaReed 1 answer

I have been diagnosed with PCOS. I took Medroxyprogesterone as told by my Dr. One such day for ten days. He said within 72 hours after the tenth day, I'd start my period. Ito now been after 72 this normal? Should I call my doctor?

Metformin - unable to lose weight before medication?

Posted 13 Jul 2012 by zoe_noogie 8 answers

I see a lot of women who are happy with their weight loss results while on metformin, but I notice it is also in conjuction with a lifestyle change in diet and exercise. What I'd like to know is this: is there anyone out there (I know there must be) in their early 20's who, like me, has ...

Any reviews on Implanon/Nexplanon from women with PCOS?

Posted 6 Jul 2014 by Jessica_Marie 1 answer

Hello! I'm 20 years old, and I've always had irregular periods. I'm really thinking about getting the arm implant, because I like that you can have it in for up to three years, it's easily reversible, and it's constant, because I don't have a set daily schedule and I ...

Lo Loestrin Fe - pain all over my body taking Lo Loestrin?

Posted 17 days ago by Help1995 0 answers

"This is my first ever pill I used. I am on the 3rd month and hardly can move. I am spotting have severe acne, can not do any exercise because everything hurts, my breast are very tender, my legs cramp up as well, my blood pressure is high and I have palpitations. When I called my Obgyn she ...

Metformin for PCOS - I have just been prescribed this medication?

Posted 2 Feb 2017 by mindofabull2017 0 answers

Hi all, I've just been prescribed Metformin to manage PCOS and my most recent weight gain and unpredictable periods. I am beginning with 500mg then will be increasing to 1000mg, I wont be taking extended release I'll be taking the normal kind. What can I expect? I've heard side ...

Medroxyprogesterone - My period will not stop since taking this pill?

Posted 2 Jan 2017 by tinkerbell_00 0 answers

My doc suggests that i have pcos and subscribed this pill to take for 3 months and then going back to see him again. I no longer get my period so the 1st week was normal. 2nd week i had a full period and it went away. A week later i got my period again and it will not stop. I am on day 15 now and ...

Has anyone taken Lo loestrin Fe for PCOS has it regulated your periods have you started your period?

Posted 19 Jan 2017 by jwilliams9112 0 answers

I just started lo loestrin Fe for PCOS has anyone else used this for PCOS is it working? I haven't had a period in 4 months and then prior to that was 3 months so they gave it to me for elevated testosterone levels I was losing my hair and missing my period Has anybody else taken this for that ...

I just started 500 MG of metformin daily for non-insulin resistant pcos?

Posted 12 Jan 2017 by bealynn 0 answers

I take epitol for seizures but haven't had one in 3 yrs. Other than this I am healthy. My doctor suggested I start a high protein diet to help lessen side effects. I was just curious about what to expect and if anyone has any suggestions or tips they learned while taking it.

What was your experience with Yasmin?

Posted 3 Jan 2017 by French Fry 0 answers

My gyno prescribed Yasmin for my (as of now undiagnosed but suspected) pcos and possible endo. However, in the last couple of months my period completely changed. It's lighter with little to no period pains. I don't know what to expect and I've been hearing many horror stories of ...

Natazia - Are you supposed to take the pill non-stop every day?

Posted 30 Dec 2016 by Wendy8888 0 answers

Before I switched to natazia, I was taking Maxim which required me to stop taking the pill for 7 days after one pack was over before starting the next. When I switched to Natazia, my doctor said it was the same thing so after finishing every pack, I would stop taking the pill for a week. Today, I ...

Skyla - When will my period stop?!?

Posted 8 Dec 2016 0 answers

I found out I have PCOs and had to go on medicine to make me start a period to get this IUD and anyway. I got my period three weeks ago and got the Skyla IUD inserted on the third day of my normal 7 day cycle . 3 weeks later I'm still bleeding and beyond frustrated. I called my doctor at two ...

Did Lo Loestrin Fe make anyone else's taste buds swell?

Posted 7 Dec 2016 by mandalynn1987 1 answer

I started Lo Loestrin Fe to treat my pcos and regulate my period buy it made my taste buds swell, among other things! I was just wondering if this had happened to anyone else

Is it safe or still effective in my system if I were to cut my spironolactone pill in half and take?

Posted 19 Nov 2016 by Bnkrchic03 0 answers

... half in morning and half in evening?? I take 100 mg daily for PCOS and find it upsets my stomach quite a bit.

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