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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 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?

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Eflornithine - do I have to use it forever ? ,, does the effect stop after stopping using it?

Posted 29 Apr 2017 by toqa 0 answers

im still waiting to do the ultrasound part to make sure that if i have PCOS or not

Orthocylen - am I safe?

Posted 13 Apr 2017 by Drina1 0 answers

I have been taking orthocyclen for about 8 months when it was prescribed to me due to PCOS. I'm careful about taking it on time with maybe a 10-15 minute deviation. Even though I take BC I still have my boyfriend use a condom and even pull out when he is about to ejacate but last night the ...

My doctor switched me to Mononessa while I was still on a active cycle of depo provera because I?

Posted 24 Mar 2017 by Angellewise 0 answers

... have PCOS and he felt I needed the estrogen supplements. Is it true that they cancel each other out? He didn't mention it so I'm confused

Is this a miscarriage?

Posted 19 Mar 2017 by Beegoodowl 0 answers

To start off I have the three year IUD, I have never given birth, 22 years old and married. I've always had issues with my uterus having PCOS, irregular periods and pain. But last night I had very painful cramps so I jumped in the shower to relieve it and I started bleeding. (Not sure of my ...

How do I tell my Dr that I think I have PCOS without sounding like one of those people who are just?

Posted 6 Mar 2017 by Nodak99 1 answer

I'm planning on going to the DR soon as I think I have PCOS. How do I bring this up to the DR without sounding like one of those people who just self diagnose?

What were your side effects on metformin?

Posted 1 Mar 2017 by StaceyMcElwee87 0 answers

I've had irregular periods for years. Within the past few years I've only had 1 period a year. My husband and I have been trying to conceive (we have an 8yr old son). I've gone through testings 3 separate times and everything has come back normal with no hormonal imbalance. But this ...

Bleeding one week before depo is due?

Posted 27 Feb 2017 by Roxanne-J 1 answer

I am 25. We miscarried twice last year at 10weeks so decided I'd give my body a rest with one shot, I have pcos & endometriosis. My question is, is this bleeding meaning that my cycle is firing back up? My breasts have grown three sizes and I'm so emotional! I know I'm not ...

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 ...

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 ...

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