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... This is in response to do I really have PCOS. I have the same questions. I have no symptoms whatsoever of PCOS, just that my doctor did blood work because I had some weight gain - he thought it was my thyroid - I am 41- and it turned out that my male hormones to female hormones was 3 to 1, and it should be 1 to 1. He said my symptoms were "masked" because I am already on birth... (10 replies)
... periods in an entire doc put me on Metformin 500 mg twice daily, once in the morning, once in the evening...I never had any stomach problems or any other problems... ... (12 replies)
... butt hurts, like burning. i guess all that wiping irritates my butt and all that diahreea.. i dont know what to do.. i got 1 suggestion, but in my case this new pcos drug caused me the same side effects as the metformin.. look into it.. my endocrinologist gave it to me 7 months ago.. its called FORTAMET ER 500 MG TABLET HOR.. ... (12 replies)

... Previous poster was right about there being lists of PCOS symptoms throughout this message board but I will rattle off what I know anyway. ... (6 replies)
... extended release Metformin. I can take the Metformin XR once a day with supper with no side effects. ... (9 replies)
... I was recently diagnosed with PCOS by a gynecologist, however my doctor suspected that I had PCOS already this summer, and then I was put up on the waiting list which took over half a year. ... (0 replies)
... HMMM! Good question! I know my doctor said he likes to put all his patients on 2000 mg but he said he only increases it 500 mg at a time because of the side effects it brings. ... (6 replies)
... For starters...I was diagnosed as having PCOS on August 2nd, 2006. ... (1 replies)
PCOS & Fertility
Feb 23, 2007
... all......if you have insurance, and they allow it......I would see a Reproductive Endocrinologist. They specialize in infertility and hormonal syndromes such as PCOS and would be able to better assist you in conception. ... (2 replies)
... I just found out that I am insulin resistant (also have PCOS) and my doctor put me on Metformin. I'm supposed to be ramping up to 2,000 mg a day (4 of the 500 mg pills a day). I'm only up to 2 pills a day right now and I have diarrhea like you wouldn't believe. I can only imagine what it will be like when I'm on 4 pills a day. :( I asked my doctor if there was anything... (5 replies)
... Each tab is 500 mg. which means that if I'm eventually taking 4 pills a day, that's 2,000 mg per day! Is that too much? ... (3 replies)
Metformin for PCOS
Jan 27, 2011
... I had to very slowly increase the doseage. I started at 500 mg. a day for two weeks then 1000 mg. a day for 2 weeks then to the 1500 mg. a day. ... (3 replies)
... t have PCOS but was recently diagnosed with Type II diabetes and just started 500 mg a day of metformin. ... (2 replies)
... i was recently diagnosed with PCOS, i would LOVE children, but have not been trying very seriously yet. i started taking metformin yesterday, and will be taking four 500 mg pills each day in a month (once i work up to it ) i was wondering on average how long it has taken other women to start getting their periods after starting on metformin?????:confused: (6 replies)
... I'm 16 and I found out I have pcos around the beginning of this year. I've been on metformin since about april. I started out with 500 mg a day then I went to 1000mg, but about two weeks ago I started taking 2000mg a day. My doctor said this is the most she can prescribe me a day. ... (3 replies)
May 7, 2010
... first i will say that most people get really sick to the stomoch when first starting this medication. I took two 500 Mg doses each day. I HATED the feeling it gave me in the pit of my belly but overall I was feeling much much better. ... (7 replies)
... I don't have any side effects from the Metformin now, but I did when I first started it. I was put on 500 mg tablets 3 times a day. I started taking the full dose right off the bat and I got tummy upset. ... (8 replies)
... im 23 and have really bad PCOS and i also had a dermoid cyst removed in september. ... (1 replies)
PCOS & Fertility
Feb 22, 2007
... up and discovered that I also have PCOS. He put me on 500 mg of Metformin and will be giving me Clomid starting next month. ... (2 replies)
... I started with 500 mg twice a day. The doctor moved me up to 850 mg twice a day and that worked. ... (3 replies)

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