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Have PCOD. Advised to take APCOD. What are the side effects? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 18-Jul-2013
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User:hi..what is the use for APCOD XXXXXXX and what are the benefits and side effects
Doctor:You mean the one which contains Vitamin D?
Doctor:Or are you talking about something else
User:has been advised to my wife
User:she has PCOD
User:and we are trying to plan our family
Doctor:So, it has been advised by Gynecologist right?
Doctor:Is your wife tested deficient for Vitamin D?
User:not really
Doctor:Actually, it is an alternative medicine not approved by FDA?
Doctor:Not enough evidence based clinical research has been done on it
User:so not advisable to use it?
Doctor:As an Allopathic doctor, I personally don't want to prescribe which are not approved by FDA (Food and drug administration)
Doctor:But you can discuss with your Gynecologist as there might be some reason why she chose that
User:ok..thanks for the help
Doctor:Since she physically examined the patient
Doctor:Is there anything I can help you with?
User:nothing as of now..thanks
Doctor:Thanks for consulting.Bye for now.
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