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Having PCOD. Prescribed medicines. Causing weight gain. Solution?

Hi, Im 27 years old.I got married five months back. But I have a PCOD problem since 3 years...Dr has adviced me Duphaston and obimet tablets.Im taking these tablets since 3 months and doctor has adviced me to take for 3 more months..I have gained 7 kgs weight. I was 51 now m 58 kgs..Please let me know will these tablets cause weight gain and how to solve my PCOD problem...Thanks...
Asked On : Sat, 1 Dec 2012
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Tablets prescribed to you won't cause weight gain. In fact you can loose weight on these tablets. Weight gain is generally due to faulty dietary habits & inactivity. PLUS PCOS patients have tendency to gain weight if proper lifestyle is not maintained. You can just take good diet(Avoid oils, too much sweets, eat plenty of green leafy vegetables) & do at least 30minutes of sweat inducing exercise daily to promote weight loss. Weight loss will also improve your PCOS problem. Also Metformin & duphastan is not treatment for infertility due to PCOS. Better to consult infertility specialist who can give ovulation induction medication to you.
Wish you good health.
Answered: Mon, 3 Dec 2012
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