Our expert says:
The choice of putting you on Diane is reasonable. It is not unusual to have some degree of weight gain when starting the contraceptive pill, but this should stabilise very quickly, and I do not expect the weight gain to persist beyond another month. Also, it is not unusal to start bleeding a little early in the first two or three months of the pill and this should also settle very soon.
The hirsutism will improve over a period of time .Do not expect immediate results. In some cases there will be a noticible difference only from four months onwards.
The use of the pill is a control measure for PCOS and not necessarily a cure. It is advisable to remain on Diane for as long as possible or until such time as when you are planning to conceive.
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