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I was told I have pcos a year ago I have been on metformin ER 500 three times a day and also take provera when II don't have a period. I talke provera 10 mg 10 days and usually have my period within 15-20 days pf taking it. I have taken it but it's been 2

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Dr. Philip Chenette
Fertility Medicine

In brief: Ovulation with PCOS

Pcos requires expert management.
Consider your goals in treatment - do you want to conceive, or are the symptoms of pcos the main problem? Insulin regulating medications like metformin are useful, but the adrenal hormones should also be assessed. Ovulation induction using clomphene or Letrozole helps with conception. Ocps can assist in controlling androgens.

In brief: Ovulation with PCOS

Pcos requires expert management.
Consider your goals in treatment - do you want to conceive, or are the symptoms of pcos the main problem? Insulin regulating medications like metformin are useful, but the adrenal hormones should also be assessed. Ovulation induction using clomphene or Letrozole helps with conception. Ocps can assist in controlling androgens.
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