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A 22-year-old female asked:

My doc prescribed kelnor bcp to help manage pcos.i just read the scary side effects & im panicking.ive never used birth control.thoughts on kelnor?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ira Friedlander
Cardiac Electrophysiology 43 years experience
Your doctor would: not have prescribed the medication for you if he/she had not considered the risk/benefit of doing so. If you ever read the "scary side effects" of Tylenol or Aspirin you would never take them. Don't worry! Your doctor has you covered and has your best interests at heart!
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 21 years experience
Birth control pills are like any other medical treatment. One evaluates the risk, benefits and alternatives and determines if it is worth it. Is treatment of you PCOS worth it? Talk to your doctor.
Dec 7, 2018
Last updated Dec 8, 2018


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