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Can I use amaryl(glimepiride) med. For pcos?

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Dr. Scott Roseff
Fertility Medicine
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In brief: Not best choice

While Amaryl (glimepiride) may ultimately increase Insulin receptor sensitivity, it initially stimulates the output of Insulin from the pancreas.
Many women with pcos already have abnormally elevated levels of Insulin in their blood, so causing it to go even higher with Amaryl (glimepiride) would not be desirable.

In brief: Not best choice

While Amaryl (glimepiride) may ultimately increase Insulin receptor sensitivity, it initially stimulates the output of Insulin from the pancreas.
Many women with pcos already have abnormally elevated levels of Insulin in their blood, so causing it to go even higher with Amaryl (glimepiride) would not be desirable.
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