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PCOS undergoing treatment, trying to conceive - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   Dr. XXXXXXXX here
Doctor :   please proceed with your health query
User :   Hi i want to chat with a gyneacologyst
User :   I have PCOS problem and now i am trying to get pregnent
Doctor :   I am a general practitioner with experience in obstetrics and gynecology.
Doctor :   you can discuss your problem with me
Doctor :   if case you want to consult with gynecologist directly, then i will give a link
Doctor :   to folow for the same
Doctor :   WWW.WWWW.WW User :   My doctor prescribed me to take Rosinorm M 500mg and Glyciphage SR 1gm
User :   but both these are metformin hydrochloride tablets
Doctor :   ok, these are to treat your PCOS and help you to release eggs
User :   i want to know what is the need to take both these tablets when both are the same
Doctor :   once it is controlled well, your doctor might start you on ovulation inducers to help you release more eggs and increase chances of pregnancy
Doctor :   both are similar medications, not the same medications, both will help you to get the hormonal responses back to normal
User :   is there any problem intaking these two tablets together or is it enough to have one of these
Doctor :   you can take both together
Doctor :   it is to help you
User :   thanks a lot one more question
Doctor :   ok. please proceed
User :   i am staying in xxxxanagar Bangalore can you suggest a good gyneacologyst in this area
Doctor :   have you had your hormonal levels checked? like FSH, LH, Prolactin and TSH levels?
Doctor :   WWW.WWWW.WW
User :   yes , they all are normal, doctor told that the problem is PCOS after ultra sound scan
Doctor :   visit this link to locate gynecologist in your area
User :   I alreay had four cycles of siphene and two cycles of letrozole (including this cycle)
Doctor :   ok. then these medications given to you are to make ovaries receptacle to hormonal influence and release egg.
User :   is there any problem if i have more number of cycles with these medications
Doctor :   ok, the treatment is given mostly for 5 cycles
Doctor :   if no results are seen then alternative treatment is advised
User :   also first four cycles susten 200 was advised, and i used to take it on all days immediately after periods is this okay or has this to be taken only after ovlation
Doctor :   susten is given to help you continue pregnancy in case you do get pregnant during the treatment cycle
Doctor :   it is usually advosed to be taken after ovulation
Doctor :   such that in case the egg gets fertilized, it will aid in implantation and further growth of baby.
Doctor :   *advised
Doctor :   have you followed what I have said?
User :   yes...
Doctor :   is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   ok.... if taken before ovulation will it affect the produce of eggs... why i am asking is even after taking the siphene 150 mg , the number of eggs produced were less
Doctor :   before ovulation if it is taken, it might lead to non release of egg
Doctor :   since it mimics pregnancy
Doctor :   and is a progesterone supplement.
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