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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?

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 ...

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 ...

How/when to take Metformin for PCOS?

Posted 8 days ago by Beejer 0 answers

I'm currently on metformin 500mg 2xs/day for PCOS, insulin resistance & weight loss. I'm wondering what the best way to take this medication is (ex: hour before a meal, with a meal, etc). When I started, 500mg 1x/day, my Dr said to take it with a meal -preferably the one with the ...

What are the LH and FSH ratio.I have FSH level of 6.84 and LH is 3.87 is this normal ? I have pcos?

Posted 25 Aug 2017 by arpantheking 0 answers

I am 27 years. My weight 73, height-4.3" I have a problem of PCOS. I am having metformin along with Novelon.Recently my GP has given me couple of tests.Those are here. LH( day 3)-3.87, FSH (day3)-6.87. Insulin (fasting on day 3)-9.15. Insulin (PP on day 3)-16.66. I want to know are these ...

Started my new pack of pills 1 day late, PCOS patient?

Posted 14 Jul 2017 by Ami2999 0 answers

My period starts on Fridays so I assumed that I should start taking my pill on Saturday which wasn't right as I had to take my new pill on Friday. So I took a whole pack by starting it one day late. I'm a PCOS patient and will starting one day late mess things up for me? Will I start ...

No periods after taking 21 Reclipsen pills?

Posted 23 Jun 2017 by Dipwilliams 0 answers

I take Reclipsen for PCOS to regularize periods. After taking 21 pills, my periods usually start on the 24th or 25th day, but it's been 27 days and still no period. What should I do?

Im freaken out. Need help?

Posted 19 Jun 2017 by Blues010 1 answer

So i have pcos and have had my period 3 months. And everytime i jave had sex the last 6 months i bleed.So went to the doctors. She gave me. Pap smear and got a phone call stating i have a bacteria vaginal infection. The gave me metronidazole 500mg x2 tablets. 4x a day for 5 days. But when i got my ...

Metformin ER - Is it a Better Formula than regular metformin?

Posted 6 Jun 2017 by bethann31 0 answers

I have bad insulin resistance. I have taken metformin in the past, and I was taking the regular metformin during that time. It was terribly hard to tolerate as far as GI issues. This time around I have started on the metformin extended release formula. It is so much better and easier to tolerate as ...

When to take metformin (& food) if using Byetta?

Posted 29 May 2017 by Puddings Mum 0 answers

1) If you're using Byetta, and you're meant to eat within 60", is it better to eat towards the end of the 60" or at any time? Does it matter? (I was told by GP to eat after the hour but became ill & found out it's within the time) 2) do you take metformin before or ...

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