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

Posted 14 May 2012 by PurpleButterfies 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 PurpleButterfies 17 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?

Can Spironolactone be used to treat PCOS?

Posted 8 Aug 2010 by lrsphilly 4 answers

My doctor put me on spironolactone to treat me for PCOS, but from what I read it doesn't. Can it? Im 29 yrs old and I was diagnosed with PCOS when I 18 yrs old, but was never treated for it. I just started seeing a new physician and she placed me on spironolactone in February. She said it ...

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 ...

If I’m on my period during active birth control pills, when I take the placebo pills am I still?

Posted 4 Mar 2018 by Rb456 1 answer

I have PCOS so my periods are weird. I’ve been bleeding for a month now while taking active pills and I’m about to be on the placebo week of my pills. I feel like during the week of the placebo pills the bleeding will be stopped. Will I still be protected from pregnancy during the ...

I Have PCOS, the Nexplanon implant and I’m still bleeding!

Posted 3 May 2018 by Acfrye 0 answers

I have had the implant since September 2017. I have had my period/spotting more than not... including 4 weeks after Christmas, 3 weeks of heavy period in January/Feb and light spotting into normal period March 13-Apr 6 with spotting finally leaving around April 20. I was told my bleeding appeared ...

Metformin ER vs. Regular - Harder to Lose Weight?

Posted 19 Apr 2018 by KPowell21 0 answers

I switched to metformin ER about a year ago because I was busy and finding it hard to remember my second evening dose with the regular metformin. A friend who is also on metformin for PCOS said that she had heard from others and experienced herself that the metformin ER made it much more difficult ...

Messed up birth control, not spotting on week 3 of new pack>

Posted 24 Apr 2018 by ironsmile 0 answers

I am not sexually active so I'm not worried about being pregnant, but I do have PCOS and I dont know if this is normal or not. I was stupid and thought well I have 3-4 inactive pills so ill just take those and when I'm finished with those I will just start taking a new pack. Yeah, well I ...

Lessina - Can this raise your blood Pressure?

Posted 23 Apr 2018 by TBurton2601 0 answers

I've been on this medication for a week now and I've noticed a substantial increase in my anxiety and my blood pressure. I was wondering if this was causing it?

Metformin - Is anyone taking birth control and metfoman?

Posted 5 Apr 2018 by botdfgirl1996 1 answer

I have been taking both since i was 16 im 21 now. All I ever do is gain weight. And believe me I'm running around all summer i gain never loose. Currently at 201 in weight my base line is 195. The only symptom i have ever got was it cause fatty liver disease and I did not have that before the ...

What will happen if I took Diane 35 for more than 21 days?

Posted 9 Apr 2018 by kapm90 0 answers

My 21 day cycle of pills ended on Friday but mistakenly, I took the pills untill Sunday (23 days) since I started a pack mid way and forgot. Will this affect my cycle and have any adverse effects? Thanks for your help!

Do I begin with the green or blue pill? (Mononessa)?

Posted 12 Jan 2018 by N22P 1 answer

I was prescribed mononessa the day of my period. My question is, do I begin with the blue or green pill? (Unfortunately the doctor didn't walk me through and this is my first time taking this.) Also, if possible, can someone share their side effects from this? Thank you for your time.

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