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A 29-year-old female asked:

Gyno prescribed metta sr metformin 500mg for life. also, aldactone (spironolactone) 50mg for 1 month. metformin is to increase to 100mg in 2 weeks. is she right? pcos

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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
A Verified Doctoranswered
Endocrinology 52 years experience
Metformin: No one should need metformin for life. Please set up an appointment with a diabetes educator. If you don't have diabetes metformin won't be of much help and almost certainly not "lifelong".
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