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What is the best birth control pill for women PCOS?

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There is no one best oral contraceptive for all women with PCOS, but there are lots of different theories. One concern about the triphasic pills is that the low starting dose may not be enough to inhibit follicle production, and the small follicles produced can contribute to the appearance of polycystic ovaries. The monophasic pills may be more likely to halt follicle production while also reducing androgen levels, but some women do experience more unpleasant side effects on them. more
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According to inciid.org, There is no one best oral contraceptive for all women with PCOS, but there are lots of different theories. One concern about the triphasic pills is that the low starting dose may not be enough to inhibit follicle production, and the small follicles produced can contribute to the appearance of polycystic ovaries. The monophasic pills may be more likely to halt follicle production while also reducing androgen levels, but some women do experience more unpleasant side effects on them. (http://www.inciid.org/faq/pcos8.html) Of course there are more benefits for being on the pill for women who arent trying to conceive. They not only help to regulate the menstrual cycle (given a fair chance of at least three months to work with your body), but bind to the free testosterone in your body. Another possible medication is Spironolactone, which dxcyber.com says is, a diuretic, has some usefulness in treating hirsutism. It inhibits some enzymes important in androgen ...
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There is no one best oral contraceptive for all women with PCOS, but there are lots of different theories. One concern about the triphasic pills is that the low starting dose may not be enough to inhibit follicle production, and the small follicles produced can contribute to the appearance of polycystic ovaries. The monophasic pills may be more likely to halt follicle production while also reducing androgen levels, but some women do experience more unpleasant side effects on them. What other methods may be used to induce a period? Women who do not wish to take oral contraceptives may induce menses by taking progestins such as Provera, Aygestin, and Cycrin for 5-10 days. Insulin-sensitizing medications may also help restore normal cycles. Can PCOS be treated with herbal supplements? Herbal supplements are unregulated and how they may react with prescription medications is unknown. While it is unlikely that the herbs themselves will do much harm, there is a good chance they won't help ... more
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