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I have pcos and metabolic syndrome and, I am overweight. I am currently not takiing medicine. What medicine can I take other then metformin?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Metformin still best

Metformin is still the best drug for you, unless you are intolerant.
Exercise and a low glycemic diet should be followed.

In brief: Metformin still best

Metformin is still the best drug for you, unless you are intolerant.
Exercise and a low glycemic diet should be followed.
Dr. Thomas Namey
Dr. Thomas Namey
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Dr. Scott Roseff
Fertility Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Diet/exercise

Weight loss is critical.
Cholesterol lowering meds are generally strictly contraindicated in women who are ttc. Try pregnitude (www.Pregnitude.Com)!

In brief: Diet/exercise

Weight loss is critical.
Cholesterol lowering meds are generally strictly contraindicated in women who are ttc. Try pregnitude (www.Pregnitude.Com)!
Dr. Scott Roseff
Dr. Scott Roseff
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Dr. Michael Traub
Fertility Medicine

In brief: Glyset (miglitol)

Glyset (miglitol) is an other possibility.
Certainly good dietary habits and exercise is important. If fact exercise is probably the most important. Medicines to control cholesterol and high blood pressure also also very important when needed.

In brief: Glyset (miglitol)

Glyset (miglitol) is an other possibility.
Certainly good dietary habits and exercise is important. If fact exercise is probably the most important. Medicines to control cholesterol and high blood pressure also also very important when needed.
Dr. Michael Traub
Dr. Michael Traub
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