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Medication for treating PCOS and diabetes - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
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User :   Can Javuvia/ Byetta used for weight loss by non-diabetic patients. My doctor has prescribed it to me and has said that i should take this as a precautionary medicine for not developing a diabetes problem in the future. I have PCOS, Im Over 90 kilos, and have hypo thyroid, secondary infertility problem from 4 years now. I'm 31 years of age
User :   hello doctor
Doctor :   yes
User :   have you read my query
User :   what do you suggest
Doctor :   I am
Doctor :   reading
Doctor :   Wht is the Javuvia/ Byetta
Doctor :   is it alternative medicine or allopathic
User :   are you a doctor??
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   lemme check
User :   Januvia
Doctor :   Which place are you chatting form
Doctor :   from
Doctor :   We can only know the generic name and not the trade name
Doctor :   Byetta is called the Exenatide in Medical language
Doctor :   Januvia is called Sitagliptin
Doctor :   Trhey are used in type 2 Diabetes
Doctor :   and their use in non diabetics is still not indicated
Doctor :   Are youi there
User :   yes
User :   but how can my physican priscribe it to me then
Doctor :   Did yu see an endocrinologist
User :   what are the side effects of a non-diabatic taking it
Doctor :   Actually they suppress the appetite and decrease the wt
User :   yes my endrocrinologist has priscribed this
Doctor :   What are you glucose levels
Doctor :   can you point them
User :   along with Leptos 15mg, Orlica 120 Mg, Voglinor 0.3
User :   but as a non-diabatic if i take this will it harm my body
User :   doctor
Doctor :   What are your glucose levels
Doctor :   I want to know the values
User :   hello
Doctor :   I am asking you the question
Doctor :   and i am waiting for an answer
Doctor :   wahat ist he RBS
Doctor :   and FBS
Doctor :   when it was tested
User :   please give me min
User :   i will tell you my test report now
Doctor :   ok
User :   my serum insulin (fasting) is 8.55
User :   it was tested in nov 07
Doctor :   What is the blood sugar
Doctor :   I am not asking the Insulin
User :   the last time i got ramdomn bloodsugur test done it was 100
Doctor :   Ok I dont see any reason for the doctor to prescribe ytu those medicnes
Doctor :   the side effects are very less
Doctor :   and as he is a specialist he should be experiencing some results with them
Doctor :   these are the new medicines taht are lauched in INdia
User :   but if i take them for 2 months and stop am i prone to become diabitic
Doctor :   No
User :   He says for my height 162 cms, i should be under 60 kilos, and i should loose weight, and also treat my PCOS alsong side or i am at a higher risk for diabaties
User :   what do you advise?
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   he is right in that
Doctor :   you are porne to diabetes
User :   so can i take januvia
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   but reduction in wt by exercise and diet
Doctor :   is more imp
Doctor :   the medicines really work when you do these along with th exericse
User :   yes he has said that after 2 weeks of this medicine i can exercise
Doctor :   PCOID infertility increases the chances of fertility
Doctor :   by 60% on wt reduction
Doctor :   and on the medicnines that the doctor had put you on
User :   PCOID
Doctor :   PCOS
User :   what is that
Doctor :   You were saying that your doctor said you have PCOS
Doctor :   rt
Doctor :   ??
User :   yes,
Doctor :   polycystic ovarian syndrome
User :   yes
User :   but not every cycle
Doctor :   PCOS is a xconditino where you have cysts in the ovary
Doctor :   so it reduces the chance of fertility and you have the chance of wt gain and later diabetes
User :   yes, out of 5 scans in 1 year, the PCOS were reported thrice
Doctor :   oi
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   You have to reduce wt then
Doctor :   take the help of a dietician
Doctor :   I would recommend you to take the advice of a nutritionist who can help you with the menu you require based on your diet patterns.
Doctor :   You can chat with one at
User :   so you think it's ok to take januvia as a non-diabatic along with leptos 15mg, also also follow a diet pattern
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   It has no major side effects too
User :   knowing that i am not a diabatic
Doctor :   IF you are still doubtful you can see another endocrinologist
User :   Sure doctor, thanks for your advise
Doctor :   ple convirm the details
Doctor :   are they correct
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   bye
User :   thanks doctor
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