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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 13 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 ...

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 ...

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?

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

Posted 14 days ago 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.

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 ...

I'm 26 and I have been diagnosed with PCOS for a year now. I have been followed up with an?

Posted 1 Nov 2016 by yolandaT 0 answers

... endocrinologist regularly and get my hormones monitored. I was put on progesterone 10mg 10 days course for three months last year, had done ultrasound and pituitary MRI which is clear. Now my doctor put me on spironolactone therapy although I don't have any hyperandrogenic symptoms such as ...

Is it unsafe to take antibiotics (Doxycycline) for acne if I've been exposed to mold?

Posted 10 Oct 2016 by scarletariete 0 answers

Hello, For the past 4 months I've been on two medications to control PCOS acne: Doxycycline and Spironolactone. I just found out that my house has mold and it's the reason that I've been having severe gastrointestinal issues (for the past two weeks) that I never had before. At first ...

Metformin - How long does it take to get your period?

Posted 3 Oct 2016 by jengonzo 0 answers

I was diagnosed with PCOS at 16, I have always had irregular periods anywhere from 3-10 months apart. I had been on birth control from 16-23. I am now 26 years old, married and have been trying to conceive for about 2 years. About a year ago we starting seeing my gyno to figure out what we could do ...

Is it normal to bleed VERY VERY heavy at the start of taking metformin?

Posted 10 Sep 2016 by JBORB159 1 answer

Hi, I am 22 and have PCOS - I have been bleeding very lightly every day for about a year on and off so my doctor gave me the pill and metformin to help with my weight. I have been taking this for 10 days in total now and am bleeding so heavy with blood clots and tampons will not even last that ...

Metformin Sukkarto SR - Prolonged Release Tablets?

Posted 29 Sep 2016 by Leanne Presley 0 answers

Hi, I started taking this tablet 5 days ago, and I have already lost 4lb, not sure if that amount of weight loss in the beginning is normal or not? I am 27, was diagnosed with PCOS when I was 15 only have like 4 periods a year if im lucky, so was put on it to make me more regular, I don't ever ...

Can metformin cause a change in taste?

Posted 11 Sep 2016 by whitneyleigh392 2 answers

My doctor put me on metformin about a month ago for my PCOS and lately I've been noticing that a lot of things don't taste right. Things I have loved my entire life taste weird and sometimes even so gross I can't eat them. The metformin is the only thing that has changed. Could it be ...

When do the extreme side effects of metformin go away?

Posted 30 Aug 2016 by Victoria_kathryn 2 answers

I've been taking 2000mg metformin for PCOS for about 4 weeks now and I'm finding the side effects to be brutal. I read a lot of people are experiencing nausea which is the one thing I'm not, luckily. Extreme tiredness is one that's become a nightmare, even after a good ...

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