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[QUOTE=mamma-of1;27***00]Hello everyone~
I have just been diagnosed with pcos, and my gyn gave me a prescription for metformin. I was just wondering if anyone knows if metformin is only to be taken to get pregnant, or if you can take it to just help with the insulin and getting hormones straightend out? Or is just regular diet and exercise better for that? I dont know why but I am really driving myself crazy over all this stuff!! I guess I just dont know what to do, whether to take the med or not, or if im ready to try to get pregnant....and I am really scared of diabetes! :dizzy:[/QUOTE]

Not sure if it can bring on Pregnancy or not. But I have PCOS, and I take Metformin too. Metformin is supposed to boost your metabolism, it keeps you from not eating so much ( which is something that I have a problem with).
Metformin is a good a drug, it does help you have less cravings on sugar, and like another poster said, it does bring on periods.

Don't worry about Metformin, it will help you.

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