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

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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It's okay to use amaryl (glimepiride) med. For pcos right?

No & yes. Hi. The diabetes med that works for PCOS per se is metformin (glitazones work too). However, since PCOS increases risk of type 2 diabetes, you can of course use glimepiride to treat the diabetes if you have PCOS & type 2 diabetes. Read more...