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... Hey everyone. I have been diagnosed with PCOS for about a year now. About a month ago i was prescribed Metformin and Spironolactone, at first 1 tablet of both a day. Just last week i upped my dosage to 2 metformin one spironolactone. ... (6 replies)
... to this forum but have been suffering with PCOS for about 12 years now. Its a long story but about 5 years ago I went to see a doctor for the melasma on my face and she took one look at me and said exactly what medications i needed and what was wrong with me! ... (21 replies)
... sounds like you have a wonderful case of melasma! i also have pcos and melasma as im sure youll find most women with any hormone problem does. i have been on a 5 year mission to get rid of that crap! ... (6 replies)

... like Spironolactone perhaps ? ... (4 replies)
... i am not an expert or a doctor but i do have some experience at fighting this crazy syndrome. you may want to find a new doctor. i say 2 gyno's and they said there was absolutely nothing they could do for the pcos. then i happened upon a doctor who's passion is skin but she has also become my regular md. ... (6 replies)
... Spironolactone is a diuretic and for some reasons it has hormonal properties to it. I dont even think doctors know why. Mine just new that the combination of Metformin and spiro worked for pcos. she's a genius as far as im concerned. I would definately inquire if your not getting good results. ... (21 replies)
... I was on Yasmin for 4 months and got my periods each month but my blood pressure was very high because of it and now I'm on spironolactone and metformin and haven't had a period yet. So what's so bad about not gettting a period? ... (11 replies)
... no matter what I ate! I am now on metformin 3 times daily and spironolactone for High BP. I have lost almost 3 stone, but it is very hard to lose weight because of the fluctuating blood sugar levels concerned with pcos and diabetes. ... (6 replies)
Help !!!
Aug 14, 2007
... I've been taking Metformin and Spironolactone ever since. So far I've lost over 20lbs and my skin has greatly cleared up. ... (2 replies)
May 10, 2007
... n the pill is not the only form of treatment. I cannot take the pill anymore because I ended up with multiple pulmonary emboli due to it. Right now I am taking Metformin and Spironolactone for the PCOS side effects. My skin is much much clearer, my periods are somewhat more "normal" and I've lost 10lbs. ... (2 replies)
So frustrating
Jan 22, 2008
... just a thought, if you cant find anything natural that works. i suffered for years before i found a doc that took one look at me and new what i needed. she put me on metformin and spironolactone. one is for blood sugar and the other is a diruetic that has hormonal properties to it. ... (8 replies)
... I come here to express my frustration after visiting an Endocrinologist for possible P.C.O.S symptoms and receiving no diagnosis or answers of any kind! ... (3 replies)
... I come here to express my frustration after visiting an Endocrinologist for possible P.C.O.S symptoms and receiving no diagnosis or answers of any kind! ... (6 replies)
... So I went back to the dr today. He started Spironolactone 25mg once a day for 2 mths, then blood work to be sure my body is tolerating that dosage before he increases it and adds on Metformin. ... (0 replies)
May 7, 2009
... I have been suffering from PCOS for quite some time and went undiagnosed for many years. I got pregnant with my first son out of the blue. That year I never got my period. ... (1 replies)
... Polycystic Ovary Syndrome.I am overweight,hirsutism,menstrual irregularies,depression.As prescribed I am taking Spironolactone Tablest and Metformin. ... (0 replies)
Hi, New Here...
Oct 26, 2006
... GYN's and GP's do NOT specialize in hormonal disorders such as PCOS, which is most likely why it took you so long to get a diagnosis. ... (5 replies)
... were also consistent with PCOS,yet my doctors have yet to prescribe anything to me. I'm reading all these people on here that don't even have a diagnoses and are getting on metformin,and I feel pretty neglected and frustrated. ... (1 replies)
Anyone have PCOS?
Sep 29, 2004
... Nope, I don't take metformin and I'm not IR as far as I know. ... (30 replies)
... I have had pcos for 6 years and I have tried alot of meds for this ! The metformin was awful giving me horrible stomach cramps as you described. I think I have finally got the right set of medication although it is different for everyone. ... (1 replies)

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