Staten Island, NY
A 23-year-old female asked:
Is there any over-the-counter medications i can take to help with my pcos?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Specializes in Family Medicine
Metformin might help: Nothing that is going to make a big difference. A doctor could prescribe Metformin, a prescription medicine that has been shown to have a positive effect on PCOS
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Specializes in Internal Medicine
No OTC med: If you are diagnosed with PCOS you need to be seen by your physician and see if you are good candidate for medication like Metformin.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
What is pcos? And what medications help for this disorder?
2 doctor answers • 9 doctors weighed in
Specializes in Gynecology
Different meds: Pcos is a condition which can present with irregular and delayed periods, obesity, hirsutism(increased hair growth in face , neck , chest, abdomen) and possible infertility. All symptoms are not usually present in the same person . Medication depends on the manifestation of pco's in an individual . Birth control pills are most commonly used except in cases of infertility.
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Last updated Jun 24, 2014
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