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Pregnancy With Medication.

A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭

Hello, those who successfully gotten pregnant with medication, what medication was it and how many times did you go through it till it worked?

A myPCOSteam Member

Im 33 wks pregnant for reference (due dec 7). I'll also say PCOS ranges so much in how it might affect your hormone system. What you need might look different than what i needed. The best thing that… read more

How Does Everyone Treat Stomach Cramps Caused By Their Medications?

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I am currently taking three different medications (metformin,levoxythyroxine, & jolivette) and the side affects are stomach pain or cramps. They come at different times of the day and can get pretty painful. I take an ibuprofen almost daily when they start. Is there something I can take to stop the cramps before they start or get too bad?

A myPCOSteam Member

It may be the metformin - try the slow release ones and if that doesn't work consider trying a different insulin regulator like the glitazones.

What Should I Ask Expect Out Of My Reproductive Endocrinologist Appointment??

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I am 28, I've been trying to get pregnant for 9 months, I have PCOS and hypothyroidism. I am currently taking metformin and levothyroxine to help with them. I went from have a regular period to not having one at all. I'm not ovulating for some reason. So I am seeing a reproductive endocrinologist on Wednesday and I am so nervous. Any advice? I have had my egg quality and reserve checked and everything is normal, my thyroid levels were good and my HSG was totally normal. My obgyn can't figure out… read more