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... 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)
... like Spironolactone perhaps ? ... (4 replies)
... Polycystic Ovary Syndrome.I am overweight,hirsutism,menstrual irregularies,depression.As prescribed I am taking Spironolactone Tablest and Metformin. ... (0 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)
... 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)
... on different reasons for my obvious weight gain and melasma, hair and the like! Im sure you all know...So at that point I started going to her and she put me on Metformin and Spironolactone and I have dropped approx. 50 lbs. and the hair growth is marginally better. ... (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)
... THanks for your reply! I have been on Metformin for about a month that is when i upped my dosage to 2. Know i have decreased my dosage to 1.5 pills of metformin. Spironolactone helps with high blood pressure, acne etc. ... (6 replies)
... Oh wow ladies, i am so glad that this thread is still getting posts! :D Congratulations Hailey, that is wonderful news. Your story is an inspiration to me-- as I have PCOS I am finding it pretty near impossible to get pg. Are you having a boy or a girl? Hi Amy!! Thank you for replying, and I'm so glad you go thte help you were lookign for! That's the thing about PCOS,... (21 replies)
... Thank yo uladies, for your wonderful help :angel: I have not yet seen the octor yet, as my appoitnemtn got cancelled :( I am very worried that he will just put me on BCP. I do not want to be on BCP, beucase we are trying to have baby, but at the same time, we're not wanting to try Clomid yet either. Do you think he will help me?? Et, Austex spironolactone (aldactone), this is... (21 replies)
... The Met will not do a thing about the hair growth. Some women, including myself, have had some luck with spironolactone (aldactone) which is a diuretic. I had some excess hair on my lower back and it disappeared after a few months. The facial hair growth slowed down, but has not completely gone. If you have dark hair, laser hair removal might be your best bet. It doesn't... (21 replies)
May 7, 2009
... The treatment I was initially given was Metformin and Provera. I had to go monthly for blood work so he could monitor my hormone levels. He gradually raised my Metformin prescription, once at 2000 mg a day, I started getting my period regularly. Then I got pregnant. ... (1 replies)
... I have heard Metformin has gastrointestinal side effects.Is that why you didn't like it? ... (4 replies)
Anyone have PCOS?
Oct 15, 2004
... I have tried a couple of different treatment options, all have included taking BCP as well. I was first on Spironolactone. Spironolactone can be very successful in the treatment of excessive hair growth. It helps to slow it down. ... (30 replies)
Anyone have PCOS?
Oct 14, 2004
... Metformin has been proven to work wonders for women with PCOS whether or not they have IR. Metformin is very effective for regulating our hormones, which is the problem with PCOS! It can take 6 months of being on Met before you notice any changes. ... (30 replies)
... hing 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. she told me on our first visit that metformin and a drug called spironolactone will get my hormones back in shape. boy, was she right. ... (6 replies)
... 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)
... This is what my Endo told me.He would not prescribe metformin though without running even more tests. ... (1 replies)
Hi, New Here...
Oct 26, 2006
... med out there to treat PCOS. You may have to experiment with different meds til you find the best treatment for you. For instance, you will see docs prescribe Metformin or Spironolactone in conjunction with bcp. ... (5 replies)
... Is it possible to be on Spironolactone without birth control, or are my doctors just being fickle? ... (5 replies)

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