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norethisterone 5mg tablets...for irregular periods?

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hi doctor...i have had 2 menstrual period since november 2010..and now its dr has prescribed me with norethisterone 5mg tablets...they also think i have PCOS...will this medicine help my irregular periods??

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replied May 9th, 2011
Menstruation Answer A22786
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If you are diagnosed with PCOS, then consider discussing with your treating doctor/gynecologist about getting started on treatment with insulin modifiers to help with reversing the PCOS changes (as most common cause for PCOS is insulin resistance). Oral contraceptive pills only help to regulate the period cycles, not correct the PCOS.
Focus on determining the exact cause for the irregular periods and get started on appropriate treatment for correction and regulation of periods.
Take care.

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