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Side effects of medicines for PCOS - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi xxxx
User :   Hi Dr.
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   I would like to discuss about my wife's problem
User :   She has PCOS
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   pls go on
User :   My wife's present consulting doctor has suggested to start Clomiphene citrate
Doctor :   How old is your wife?
User :   30 Years
User :   She wants to concieve now
Doctor :   do you have children?
Doctor :   ok That medication is for inducing ovulation
User :   We do not have any children now
Doctor :   ok
User :   Is there any other side effect of this medicene
User :   ?
Doctor :   That medication is for inducing ovulation
Doctor :   the side effects can be
User :   Her consulting doctor is not from Bangalore and now we are staying in bangalore
User :   we want to consult some local doctor/hospital in banglore
Doctor :   Ovarian enlargement; abdominal pain and bloating; pregnancies; weight gain, nausea, vomiting; rash.
Doctor :   can be the side effects
Doctor :   as she has PCOS- she will need monitoring before each cycle of treatment
Doctor :   which area of Bangalore are you in?
User :   I am in xxxx
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   One of our doctors will call you with details of a specialist you can contact for this
Doctor :   is your Email : YYYY@YYYY
Doctor :   Mobile : 0000
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
User :   Are you going to charge me for this consultation?
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   its free
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   Is the side effects are permanent?
Doctor :   no- it is possible side effects- not compulsory
User :   Is there any other alternative to CC?
Doctor :   I cannot comment on that without seeing the patient -
the best person to discuss all this is with an infertility specialist - the details of whom we
Doctor :   will provide you when we give you a call
User :   just one more question...
User :   Is there any possibility of having born defect to the baby, once she conceive using CC?
Doctor :   No- CC will not cause birth defects when used to become pregnant- it is however contraindicated once a woman is confirmed as pregnant
Doctor :   that means- it should not be taken by a pregnant woman
User :   Thank you for clarification and for your patience
Doctor :   welcome xxxx
User :   Good night
Doctor :   Good night ;
Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now.
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