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... day of Spironolactone on the's the 30th and my period still hasn't started! This is very unusual for me and I'm beginning to worry about pregnancy.. ... (0 replies)
Confused. lost. =(
Nov 22, 2005
... period of time with no period, the cells which should have been shed monthly begin to mutate, and that's where many women run into ovarian cancer. Keeping your periods regular keeps the poly "follicles" from forming. One would think this would cure PCOS, but this is where the uneducated namers of this syndrome come into play. ... (5 replies)
... like Spironolactone perhaps ? ... (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)
May 7, 2009
... ent undiagnosed for many years. I got pregnant with my first son out of the blue. That year I never got my period. After having him, I lost some weight and my periods were kind of regular. Then all of a sudden I ballooned and it stopped coming. Again I went on a quest to find a doctor to help me. ... (1 replies)
... I will say, I received an Ultrasound when I was fourteen for extremely heavy periods and sudden weight gain and at that time there were several ovarian cysts noted, but I failed to receive a P.C.O. ... (3 replies)
... I will say, I received an Ultrasound when I was fourteen for extremely heavy periods and sudden weight gain and at that time there were several ovarian cysts noted, but I failed to receive a P.C.O. ... (6 replies)
... COS for a while. My bloodwork showed very low androgen binding hormone and consequently high free testosterone. Ultrasound confirmed PCOS. I went on the pill and spironolactone to regulate my periods and tackle my acne. ... (5 replies)
... They can give you pills to induce a period at least every 3 months if it is something you are concerned about.Some women don't care though and decide to take the risk. I don't think I have had PCOS my whole life,and I think something has caused me to suddenly develop it in the last few years.I actually have a 14 year old daughter,so getting pregnant wasn't an issue... (4 replies)
Anyone have PCOS?
Oct 14, 2004
... sed by various conditions, including heart disease. It has also been shown to be effective in treating low potassium levels and treating SOME symptoms of PCOS. Spironolactone can cause irregular periods, which is another reason why many times this is used in conjunction with BCP. ... (30 replies)
... I have been taking spironolactone (75 mg/day) for the past three months with absolutely NO oil reduction. So yesterday, at my OB's office, I asked him what he would recommend. He suggested orthotricyclen. He said that because I have polyscystic ovaries, my ovaries produce too much testosterone, and that birth control pills will shut down my ovaries completely, which he... (3 replies)
... :wave: I have PCOS, I really can't remember the last time I was showing any symptoms. I have been taking the proper medication and it has really helped, even with the hair growth. Have a Better OBGYN test your blood for your testerone levels. When I was diagnosed mine were about 3x the normal range. This causes the hair growth and irregular periods. I also deal with hair... (6 replies)
... Spironolactone has worked wonders for me.I also had really bad acne for over ten years,severely oily skin,thinning hair on my head,but hair growth everywhere else,deepening voice,unable to lose weight and irregular periods. I was not given Metformin,but the spiro has COMPLETELY cleared my face and dried up any oil I had.The hair on my face and body grows slower and lighter... (6 replies)
... My periods have come back after not having any for 3 months.Maybe you need a higher dosage,or some other medications. ... (1 replies)
... I have lost ten pounds on it,and my periods have become regular again,so for me,that is somewhat of a success story. ... (1 replies)
... All I'am on right now is spironolactone, which my old GP prescribed off label for my acne.It has worked great but I would love to have regular periods and lose some weight too. ... (1 replies)
... Not getting periods at least every 3 months also increases risks for cancer as abnormal cells build up when they aren't shed. ... (4 replies)
... herbal supplements myself for just over 16 months now, I can tell you, for me they are doing nothing. My hair loss, hirsutism, and painful periods were not really impacted at all by these things. My acne is somewhat less, but that might just be hopeful thinking. ... (1 replies)
... I think it is good your doc recommended it though because spiro has a tendency to make periods very irregular,so birth control pills balance this out. ... (5 replies)
Weight issues
May 28, 2009
... two years or so, I've lost over 50lbs through dieting and exercise. It was not a regimen from my doctor, but something I myself took on. I have been taking 50mg Spironolactone for almost a year, and my dose was increased from once to twice a day about 6 months ago. ... (1 replies)

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