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I have pcos and can't afford birth control or metformin is there anything else beside losing wieght and good eating thatll help?
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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology
8 doctors agree
In brief: Cheap meds available
Walmart and some other pharmacies offer a good birth control pill called sprintec for $4 a month or $9 for 3 months.
They offer metformin for the same price.

In brief: Cheap meds available
Walmart and some other pharmacies offer a good birth control pill called sprintec for $4 a month or $9 for 3 months.
They offer metformin for the same price.
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Dr. Michael Traub
Fertility Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Exercise
Exercise is very important for pcos.
It helps increase your body's metabolism. With pcos, diet alone is usually not enough for weight loss. Exercise 3-4 times per week for 30 minutes can be very helpful.

In brief: Exercise
Exercise is very important for pcos.
It helps increase your body's metabolism. With pcos, diet alone is usually not enough for weight loss. Exercise 3-4 times per week for 30 minutes can be very helpful.
Dr. Michael Traub
Dr. Michael Traub
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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: PCOS tx.
Remember that pcos may by itself cause infertility, so bcps or oral contraceptives may help the disease but not the fertility.
Metformin and some bcp are really the lower cost options besides losing weight. If expensive in usa try to get it from canada or other country with a reliable pharmacy.

In brief: PCOS tx.
Remember that pcos may by itself cause infertility, so bcps or oral contraceptives may help the disease but not the fertility.
Metformin and some bcp are really the lower cost options besides losing weight. If expensive in usa try to get it from canada or other country with a reliable pharmacy.
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
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