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Does Anyone Take Wellbutrin Or Something Like It With Metformin To Help With Depression?
A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭

I suffer from huge ups and downs with depression and my mother wants me to take something for it and I used to take Wellbutrin but I felt it didn't work, i was hoping that maybe anyone might be taking something like it and wanted to know if it is helping you.

A myPCOSteam Member

I take 100mg sertraline tablets for my depression, but it was diagnosed before I was diagnosed with PCOS.
I'm also on 500mg metformin twice a day and simvastatins, 20mg.

No Periods
A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭

Anyone else NEVER get a period?

I only do when I take Provera.

I have already tried Metformin, Vitex, weight loss, exercise, clean eating. Still have never had a cycle on my own.

I just started taking inositol, so I'll give that a shot for a few months to see if that helps at all. Any other ideas? Is there anything you have been able to do to naturally get a period?

A myPCOSteam Member

Same. I have to take medroxy progesterone pills because I get tired of the on going break through bleeding. If I do have a natural one it's like once a year if that. I noticed after using birth… read more

Can I Still Pregnant With Pcos
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Please help me

A myPCOSteam Member

After just under a year of trying and a MC we decided to use medication. I did letrozole to help with ovulation. The first round was a low dose (2.5 I believe). I still didn't show signs of ovulation… read more

Metformin During Pregnancy
A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭

Who has been on metformin while pregnant? My RE thinks my recent miscarriage is a result of stopping my metfromin, which my regular OB advised me to do when I went in for my 7 week ultrasound.

A myPCOSteam Member

I wasn’t on it during my pregnancy but I had to have the progestin shot in my hip to prevent preterm labor. From what I’ve seen most RE and gyn want you to continue metformin while pregnant

What Should I Do?
A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭

I have pcos and in june i had my first misscarriage and i havent had a period since my gp said my body will deal with it and restart in its own time but its january 2019 thats 7 months please help me i dont know what to do im on metformin but it isnt helping me

A myPCOSteam Member

So sorry you are dealing with this. If it was me, I would talk to a different doctor if possible. Especially if you aren't getting the help and answers you need from your current gp. Good luck and… read more

Overall Treatment
A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭

I've never treated my PCOS, until now I had never knew there was different types, I've tried everything to lose weight, I gain weight rapidly. I have issues with facial hair and thinning head hair, some bald spots starting. My periods are torture, I was considering a partial hysterectomy but my GYN talked me out of it, I already have two children and plan on no more. Where do I even begin for treatment, I was diagnosed well over 15yrs ago. I'm 40 but never, ever treated.

A myPCOSteam Member

Have you tried any medication like metformim?

What Medication Do Use Think Is More Effective?
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I'm on Metformin medication, a medication made for diabetic patients. I was told it would help me. But it's passed 6 months and I haven't really see much difference. I just wanna know what sort of medication are use on??
Ive been researching clomid and well wanna know if anyone finds it helpful combining The two for a effective outcome??

A myPCOSteam Member

More on metformin: this medication is actually for diabetic patients and is really to help with insulin resistance and high glucose levels. However, metformin has no effect to help with regulation of… read more

Metformin, Birth Control, Lexapro
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Good afternoon all,
I’ve had PCOS for the last16 years and have been on 1,000 mg metformin for insulin resistance and Yaz now Nikki birth control to help with my cysts and hormones. Added in lexapro a couple years ago to help with fluctuating high highs and low lows. Is anyone else on this combination or taking any of the 3. I’m now 36 and wanting to know what’s working for others.

A myPCOSteam Member

I have been having highs and lows because I haven't stepped. High dheas can cause insomnia or sleep issues and anxiety.

My Dr Tried Metformin And Progesterone And No Period, She Suggests Clomid. Should I Try It?
A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭

Me and DH have been trying hard for 8 months now, I've had 2 periods this year, none since may. Our Dr tried to reboot my period hormones with progesterone but that was almost 2 months ago, no period. She had suggested clomid to me at that visit, but I hesitated. Now I'm reading many times over about women with my same issues conceiving on clomid. I'm wondering if it's a good idea just to try it and see what happens. I'll take any advice, I'm so sad thinking I can't bare a child.

A myPCOSteam Member

I've been back on it going on 3 months now and am still waiting for a period to come.

Metformin And Periods
A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭

Hi everyone I've was diagnosed with PCOS since I was 25 and now I'm 42. Recently been diagnosed with diabetes type 2 since June this year. I've been on Metformin since then. Previously my periods have been non existence like once every 7 months or more and only 3 days and light. However since been on Metformin my period came in Aug and was soo heavy nothing like previous and 7 weeks later its back again,again so heavy!!! I find it difficult to cope with coz I'm not used to it. Phoned my Dr's… read more