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Anon_145455 posted:
My dr suggested pregnitude as something natural to help me
ovulate as I do not on my own....but its expensive. I found Inositol and folic acid (the main ingredients in pregnitude) to be much cheaper. What is your opinion on the inositol to help with ovulaltion? Has anyone heard of either of these being used for this purpose? Any suggestions to regulate/ induce ovulation naturally?? Thanks so much!
David K Walmer, MD, PhD responded:
There are nine different isomers (related forms) of inositol. Only one of them, mo-inositol, has shown any efficacy improving ovulation in women with polycystic ovarian syndrome. Because dietary products are not regulated the same way that drugs are regulated by the FDA, taking something that is labeled inositol, may or may not contain the active ingredient. I would recommend consulting with your doctor about this and other options before taking it.

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