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There are so many treatment options for PCOS. From birth control pills to symptom management to infertility treatment, it can be overwhelming to sort them all out. Get all the information about your medication options here!
  1. Acne Medications (6)
  2. Fertility Medications (11)
  3. Injections (9)

What You Need to Know Before Buying an Online PCOS Supplement System
There are countless websites online that offer supplements that treat the symptoms of PCOS. But are they safe and effective? Get more information here on what you need to know before buying an online PCOS supplement system.

Premphase is an estrogen and progesterone supplement often prescribed as hormone replacement therapy for women in menopause. Learn here about taking premphase.

How Do I Give Myself Injections of Prescription Medicine?
For many people, daily injections are a necessity. Certain medications are only able to be administered through injections, making it necessary for many people to have to learn how to administer injections. Here is everything you need to know before starting injections.

Medications for PCOS
One of the most common questions a woman asks is what medications for PCOS she should take. Here is a list with descriptions off all of the medications for PCOS.

Finasteride is a medication usually used to treat male pattern baldness in men, but is sometimes prescribed as an anti-androgenic compound for women with PCOS. Learn about taking finasteride for PCOS.

Insulin resistance is a common problem for women with PCOS. Learn here about taking Avandia for insulin resistance.

Weight gain is an ongoing problem in women with PCOS. Many times, women may consider taking medication to aid in weight loss. Get some information about taking Meridia for weight loss here.

Obesity and weight gain are typical problems for women with PCOS. Get information here about taking orlistat for weight loss.

Insulin resistance is a common issue in women with PCOS. Learn here about taking Actos for insulin resistance.

Everything You Need To Know About Taking Provera
Provera is a medication used to induce periods in women with irregular cycles. Learn here everything you need to know about taking Provera.

Using Vaniqa for PCOS-Related Hirsutism
Excessive hair growth is common in women with PCOS. Vaniqa is a medication which may be used to reduce unwanted hair growth in women. Learn here about taking Vaniqa for PCOS-related hirsutism.

Spironolactone is one of the options that your physician will consider in treating PCOS. Get information here about using Spironolactone to treat PCOS.

Birth Control Pills and PCOS
The birth control pill is a common medication that doctors prescribe when you have PCOS. Learn here everything you need to know about taking the birth control pill when you have PCOS.

Flutamide (Eulexin)
Flutamide is one medication that physicians may prescribe for a woman with PCOS. Learn here all about taking Flutamide for PCOS.

Taking metformin for pcos is an option to help regulate insulin response and manage the disease. Here is information on taking metformin for PCOS.

Overview of Antidepressants
Making the decision to take an antidepressant may be a daunting task. Along with your doctors recommendation, you can also learn about the different types, and how they work on depression.

Using Rogaine for PCOS-related hair loss can be effective for some women. Learn everything you need to know about taking Rogaine for PCOS-related hair loss.

Chromium Picolinate
Chromium is an herbal supplement that is sometimes recommended by natural health practitioners to help women with PCOS. But is chromium safe and effective? Learn more about chromium here.

Stinging Nettle
Stinging nettle is one herbal supplement that some women with PCOS take to help alleviate their symptoms, but is it safe? Learn more about taking stinging nettle for PCOS here.

Taking Fish Oil for PCOS
Many doctors are now recommending fish oil and other omega 3 supplementation. Some websites and herbal practitioners are suggesting that taking fish oil can help alleviate symptoms of PCOS. But does fish oil actually help women with PCOS? Learn more here.

Saw Palmetto
Saw palmetto is an herbal supplement that some women and alternative practitioners recommend in the management of PCOS related acne and hirsutism. Learn more about taking saw palmetto for PCOS here.

Nutritional Supplements for PCOS

There are many sites on the internet that promote nutritional supplements.  Many of these claim to cure PCOS or treat and alleviate the symptoms.  Are these supplements safe and effective?  Are they right for everyone?  Read on for more information about the most commonly recommended nutritional supplements for PCOS.

Chasteberry - Will It Help PCOS?
Chasteberry, or Vitex agnus-castus, is an herbal supplement sometimes recommended to regulate hormones and manage PCOS. Is it safe or effective? Get more information about taking Chasteberry here.

Before You Start Taking Herbal Supplements for PCOS
Many women consider taking herbal supplements to manage the symptoms of PCOS, instead of or to supplement traditional medical treatment. Here's what you need to know before you start taking herbal supplements for PCOS.

Herbal Supplements for PCOS
Many women choose to use herbal supplements to manage or to complement their medical treatments for PCOS. Share your thoughts on why you decided to try herbal supplements for PCOS here.

Getting Your Period on Provera
Provera is a common medication prescribed to women who do not get a regular period. Here is some basic information about getting a period after taking provera.

Should I Continue My Metformin in Early Pregnancy?
Getting a positive pregnancy test when you take medication for a chronic condition can induce anxiety over whether to continue or stop taking the medication. Get more information here about whether you should continue taking metformin in early pregnancy.

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