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Did a nonfasting blood test-insulin level was high at 16.4 and my glucose was 85. Put on Aldactone for PCOS...help? Never been diagnosed w/ PCOS.
PCOS: PCOS is a complex problem and need much more information. Discuss with the Dr. who gave it to you for PCOS. I recommend going to uptodate to get good information. That will likely help ease your worries. ...Read more
I have pcos. Aldactone (spironolactone) not working bled too much. Tried 3 brands of the pill didn't tolerate. Are there any other treatment options?
Yes, there are: Consideration of other treatment options needs to be based on your individual case and is much too complicated for superficial online recommendations. You should follow up with your doctor to explore them. If you are overweight, you can go a long way toward reversing the underlying cause by getting down to a normal weight. Incidentally there is a high risk you could have sleep apnea. ...Read more
I get 2 periods a month on aldactone (spironolactone) for pcos. Is there anyway to regulate and stay on the medcine? Extensive cardiac history can't take bcps.
Does parsley tea work for periods. Medicated w/metformin, aldactone (spironolactone) for pcos. I want to improve my monthly cycles. Will it work? How does it work?
Aldactone (spironolactone) 150mg for pcos. I get 2 periods a month on it. For last 3 months. Is that normal? Why is that happening?Anyway to just get 1 period a month?
I had a stroke 5 months ago. Is there other options for treating my pcos besides aldactone (spironolactone) which I am on ? I got mood swings on provera.
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
Period 16 days earlier. Is it bcoz of the meds I'm taking & it's getting regularized? PCOS, and I'm on Metformin, Aldactone (spironolactone) &duphaston. Stop the meds?
Don't stop: You are taking medications for PCOS that are likely helping you regain regular ovulatory cycles, so your cycles and pattern of bleeding may change when you start. Hopefully the metformin will continue to work and help you regularize your ovulation and your cycles. For good care, you should discuss any changes to your medication regimen with your doctor who prescribed them for you. ...Read more