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Severe PCOS, Glucophage XR 1000 mg ,hair loss, help?

Hi Doctors, I am 25 years old and have been diagonised with Severe PCOS about 6 months ago. I am on Glucophage XR 1000 mg once a day. I have severe hair loss and my hair is thinning in the front part and it is really depressing to see that part going bald . Please help me get this condition solved. Can i use any of the following Medications.Rogaine, Regaine, Vanarex , Mintop , Loniten, Avacor, Revivogen. Please reply soon as i eagerly look forward to your response. Thank you in advance!
Tue, 21 Aug 2012
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thank you for your question Metformin is only FDA-approved treatment for insulin resistance and diabetes. Metformin is a useful medication in PCOS patients as it helps to improve fertility, reduce miscarriages and gestational diabetes,in pcos there is a hormonal disturbance thats why hair loss present,metformin cause severe lactic acidosis,start rogaine for hair loss
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Severe PCOS, Glucophage XR 1000 mg ,hair loss, help?

thank you for your question Metformin is only FDA-approved treatment for insulin resistance and diabetes. Metformin is a useful medication in PCOS patients as it helps to improve fertility, reduce miscarriages and gestational diabetes,in pcos there is a hormonal disturbance thats why hair loss present,metformin cause severe lactic acidosis,start rogaine for hair loss