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A 32-year-old female asked:

I had pcos two months ago. my doctor prescribed augumentin. now scans show it's gone. i want to conceive again. how helpful can clomid (clomiphene) be?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Richard Williams
Pharmacy 19 years experience
Not sure: Though this drug is a common first line drug there may be other issues your gyn/ob may want to consider as well. Talk it over with him/her.
Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine 30 years experience
Doesn't make sense: Polycystic ovarian syndrome pcos is not something that comes and goes: it is a genetic predisposition that can sometimes be affected by lifestyle changes (such as weight loss.) Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) is an antibiotic - there is no way at all it would affect pcos. Either you had pcos and you still have it, or you never had it at all.

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