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PCOS on both ovaries. Taking Metformin, no periods. How do I conceive?

Hello doctor, this is PreethaChandar from India. Recently i have been diagnosed with PCOs on both the ovaries with multiple peripheral follicles (stroma appears echogenic on right ovaries). My doctor prescribed with METFORMIN 500gms - 3 tablets a day. Even after taking the prescribed tablet i not getting my periods.Little worried about periods. I am married 2011, diagonsed pcos 2012 march and planning to get conceive in 2013. Kindly help me. Thank you. Have a good day
Asked On : Tue, 28 Aug 2012
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PCOS is usually associated with anovulation ie absence of ovulation.
Usually overweight, increased carbohydrate and fat intake may be precipiating factor for PCOS, weight reduction is recommended.
Metformin ins treatment of choice for PCOS.
You should do a ovulation test and if found you are not ovulating then your Gync may prescribe Clomifene citrate for induction of ovulation.
Irregualr periods may be corrected by having hormonal pills like norethisterone etc which can be prescribed by your Gync after examining you.
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