Am I taking the right medicines for polycystic ovarian syndrome?
Q: I am a 27 years old female, 5 feet tall and weigh 59 kg. I have been married for more than two years now. I was diagnosed with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) last year and my gynaecologist asked me to take Krimson 35 for three to four months. My periods became regular with this medicine but when I discontinued the medicine, the periods again became irregular. I consulted another gynaecologist who asked me to take Krimson 35 and G Red 500 (thrice a day) till I plan to conceive. I have been taking these medicines for the last 6 months and plan to conceive after 6 months from now. I want to ask whether or not I am on the right mode of treatment? Do these medicines cause any side-effects on future pregnancy? For how long can I rely on these medicines?
A:Krimson 35 is a safe medication and you can continue it till you want to delay your pregnancy. This will help you in regularising your periods. This medication has to be stopped when you plan a pregnancy. The other drug is an insulin sensitizer which is also a good medication for cases of PCOS that you should continue even after you get pregnant for the initial 3 months. Weight loss is very important in your case because it increases the chances of conception. Avoid high sugar and high fat diets. Take more of roughage and exercise regularly.