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Is Spironolactone Safe Or Pcos
I take Spironolactone 100 mg daily for PCOS. Is it safe for me long term if I used to have fibroids and my mom has fibrocystic breasts but no cancer?
I was prescribed spironolactone for PCOS I was wondering how long it would take for the cyst to go away?
Not what it is for: Spironolacton is an anti-androgen. It is used in PCOS to counteract some of the androgenic (male hormonal) effects of PCOS like hirsuitism (facial hair). It does not get rid of the cysts in the ovaries in patients with PCOS. We do not have a treatment that can do that at this time ...Read more
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
It doesn't: Spironolactone is a diuretic that also happens to block testosterone receptors in hair follicles. Since many women with P COS experience some degree of hirsutism as a result of the elevated testosterone common with PCOS the Spironolactone is prescribed to block the receptors to prevent those hair changes. The testosterone production can be decreased by suppressing the ovaries with OCP's. ...Read more
Possibly: This drug is one of the treatment for pcos. ...Read more
Is medication necessary to treat PCOS, i have metformin and spironolactone and BC. I have seen two doctors and have been told conflicting things. ?
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