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... I would not suggest taking an extra dose Metformin will affect different people differently I took Metformin 500 mg 3x a day and my dr took me off of it because it caused me to be so depressed that I couldnt even leave my room. ... (2 replies)
... Ok i was diagnosed wit POS since about 13 or 14, i have been on birth control from about 14 yrs to 16 yrs and i recently started taking metformin 500mg once a day, i am presently on my 6 day. ... (3 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)

... My instructions were to start with 500 mg and increase to 1000 mg as tolerated, so I've taken one with my lunch the past couple of days. ... (2 replies)
... extended release Metformin. I can take the Metformin XR once a day with supper with no side effects. ... (9 replies)
... 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.. This is also a pcos pill, but caused the same side effects as the metformin for me.. ... (12 replies)
... aspiditis...I am on 2000 mg of metformin..and yes I was very nauseaus for about a month. It finally went away and I can take 2000 mg on am empty stomach and it doesn't phase me...hang in should go away soon. If you have to try going back down to 500 mg and working your way up. ... (5 replies)
... Well, I am now not on the Metformin at all. I wasn't eating much, and then I got really sick, I ended up going to the ER 3 days in a row and had pneumonia. I stopped everything. ... (5 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)
... Hello everyone - I have been here before - just posting some updates & some questions that someone can maybe help me with. For starters...I was diagnosed as having PCOS on August 2nd, 2006. I was having irregular periods (if that's what you call them) and was spotting most of the time with no real ovulation. My doctor gave me a prescription for Metformin (500 mg 4x... (1 replies)
... The capsules are usually available in 500 mg or 525 mg capsules. You take four, once a day at the same time of day. If that doesn't help within a few days, increase to five capsules. ... (6 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)
... I have been on Metformin for three weeks and lost 12 pounds. ... (3 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)
... I have been on Metformin for a year now. I started at 500 mg and am up to 2,000 mg daily. It hasn't done anything positive for me! I actually gained a bit of weight. ... (21 replies)
... t have PCOS but was recently diagnosed with Type II diabetes and just started 500 mg a day of metformin. ... (2 replies)
... hey .. i took metformin for about 3 months before getting pregnant with my first child. i only took 500 though. for the next baby he had to give me 500 mg x 2 a day! i got pregnant in two months. GOOD LUCK! ... (4 replies)
... My Doctor started me on 500 mg twice a day of the Metformin..he said to move up slowly until I could tolerate the 1000 mg twice a day........I do take it with has taken me over a month to get the dose he wanted. ... (12 replies)
... just wanted to let you know that Metformin works differently with everyone. ... (7 replies)

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