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... Hello Ladies, I tell you it's amazing what you find out when you research and read certain things. I'm very baffled. I take Metformin because I take prednisone and it's makes my blood sugar go high so I recently was put on Metformin to control my blood sugars and it works. ... (21 replies)
... My dr. is starting me on a special brand of metformin called Glumetza that's specially formulated to prevent GI upset. ... (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 there...it should go away soon. If you have to try going back down to 500 mg and working your way up. ... (5 replies)

... I know of the side effects of that, and would personally not want to ever be on it. I'm already on Metformin. 500mg twice a day for my Type II Diabetes. If Metformin is supposed to help those with PCOS, I wonder why it hasn't helped me. ... (6 replies)
... the nausea and loose BM's never subsided. It works differently with everyone. Some have to take it with a meal, some are just fine after a couple of weeks, or others are fine until they eat something they aren't suppose to eat! ... (12 replies)
... i started metformin about 5 weeks ago aswell and have the same problem with not being able to loose weight. im hoping it works too!! my husband and i are desperate for a baby, we have been trying for over a year now. ... (3 replies)
... I have had pcos for 6 years and I have tried alot of meds for this ! The metformin was awful giving me horrible stomach cramps as you described. I think I have finally got the right set of medication although it is different for everyone. ... (1 replies)
... is fair. You will probably be less than 5. My FSH was 5 when I was 29. This number is telling you how hard your brain is working to stimulate your ovaries to produce eggs. ... (27 replies)
... time and ended up getting my own health insurance since it obviously isn't provided by my employer. I can barely afford it and it hardly covers anything, but my dad freaks out at the thought of me having no health insurance so I get it mainly to keep him off my back. ... (6 replies)
... Im Sarah and know exactly what your going through, I have been on Metformin for a while now and my husband and i are desperate to have kids but im just not ovulating so nothings happening. I am also the same when it comes to my weight. ... (2 replies)
... They can give you pills to induce a period at least every 3 months if it is something you are concerned about.Some women don't care though and decide to take the risk. ... (4 replies)
... I've heard it can work wonders for those who can't tolerate the side effects. ... (3 replies)
... I was wondering how long it takes for your body to get used to the metformin. I have tried cutting the pills in half and taking them 4 times all day. I tried taking both pills at night. ... (8 replies)
... I would suggest Metformin, but then again I haven't been on it long enough to determine how well it works. Good luck! ... (3 replies)
... The dr put me on metformin i'm on day 7 of it and i started my period today !!! never thought i would be excited to see it come!!! ... (2 replies)
Can this be PCO?
Sep 4, 2005
... n underweight when i get stressed cuz I stop eating! My Periods are REGULAR!!!!! The only time they are NOT is when i'm stressed, plus 6 years ago, i would have it every 3 months. But i was so stressed at the time. But NOW they're okay! ... (0 replies)
Dealing with PCOS!
Oct 17, 2009
... was diagnosed with pcos when I was fourteen. Thankfully, I had a great doctor, whom I still have to this day, and she knows what pcos is and knows what to do and how to treat it. ... (10 replies)
Ovarian Drilling
Mar 28, 2009
... c I read that the scar tissue can be worse than what is going on right now. I am taking metformin, and after taking it for 5 months I was pregnant. i guess it is really a personal decision. goodluck and I hope whatever you decide works best for you, I know how hard it is to not be able to conceive and go into the dr. ... (4 replies)


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