Will metformin and aldactone (spironolactone) let me lose weight?

Metformin & wt. These are not diet pills. First one is for type 2 diabetes, and second one is a diuretic. Controlling your diabetes & blood pressure help stabilize your weight & not gain more.

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Best diet for fast PCOS weight loss? I'm exercising moderately and also on spironolactone/metformin but cannot find any luck losing weight I've tried ketogenic, vegan and low carb. I'm 19, 150 lbs, would like to be 118-120 lbs.

Avoid rapid wt loss. Rapid weight loss is not advisable. You could end up with yo-yo weight loss followed by gain. Sustained weight loss of .5 to 2 lbs a week is ideal. Consider trying Weight Watchers that emphasizes lifestyle changes instead of diet alone. Read more...
Dietician. Your best course would be to make a single appointment with a registered dietician at your local hospital. She will determine your eventual ideal weight goal, critique your eating habits and calculate your proper daily calorie intake taking into consideration your daily physical activity. A proper diet will be outlined for you. Remember that it's best to lose fat tissue at a slow,steady pace. Read more...

Been experiencing scalp hair loss, now shedding pubic hair. I have polycystic ovaries, but my birth control/metformin/spironolactone isn't helping the hair loss at all. Saw a dermatologist, still afraid of alopecia/losing all my hair? HELP! : (

Hair. Surely your Dermatologist discussed all the details with you. If that is not the case please have a primary doctor or a friend refer you to a dermatologist who is more involved in your care. Please let me know how things develop. Read more...
Treatment. You is right. All these medications not really helpful for hair lost. You have to add vitamin A in capsules. Take 2 caps a day for 2 weeks and then one per day for months. Buy Higher dose vit A as possible. Read more...

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...

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?

No. Parsley tea does not have peer reviewed data supporting its effectiveness in regulating menstrual cycles. The best treatment for pcos is weight loss to obtain a bmi less than 25 and daily exercise greater than 30 minutes. 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.?

If you have. acne or hirsute sum, you need treatment. If not, leave well enough alone till you are ready for pregnancy. Read more...
All useful. All 3 of these are very useful for PCOS. They go together very well. A person might take 1, 2, or all 3 depending on the details of the case. Read more...