Do medicines like clomid, (clomiphene) glyciphage or metformin and other meds used for treating pcos has mood swings and other side effects on patient and fetus?
No effects on fetus. For absolute sure. Mood swings? No clear association, but many reported. Likely an individual thing. Nothing harmful though.
Not really. Pcos is a medical condition that is often associated with mood swings, depression or anxiety. Often mood symptoms improve after treatment. Risk of diabetes are many, and it should be treated to prevent neuropathy, retinopathy and nephropathy. Some mood stabilizers (like second generation antipsychotics) can cause metaboliic syndrome then potentially diabetes- you should see a specialist.
What are the side effects of metformin or Clomid (clomiphene)? Do these medicines suppress pcos symptoms?
Varies. If concerned about side effects, consider life style changes which are totally safe. See the will power instinct by kelly mcgonigal to make successful changes. If you eat 6 equal healthy meals rich in anti-oxidants, do will power training for 5 minutes and exercise for 15 minutes you will definitely improve health. Check 25-oh vit d3 and make sure in high healthy range. Read more...