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... Should I stop taking metformin after finding out that I am pg? ... (0 replies)
... Yes the glucose test is normal, I also had one after I stopped taking metformin on the second month of my pregnancy. ... (1 replies)
... Hello, my doc ok'd me today to stop my metformin that i started before i was preg, now i am 19 weeks. she wants to send me for a fasting blood gluclose test next week. Is this normal protocal? ... (1 replies)

... I am trying so hard and getting no results, my doctor gave me a script for Metformin so I just started taking 2000mg's a day. Will this help? ... (4 replies)
Metformin Help
Jan 6, 2009
... how horrible for you. i'm not sure if i can help but there are a few things to check out. 1) with insulin resistance/PCOS your glucose can be normal but your insulin can still be high - this is what the metformin treats best and the high insulin levels can be what's keeping your hormones out of whack and stopping conception 2) another condition to check out that is sometimes... (8 replies)
... If you can't see it doing anything then talk to your doctor about stopping it. Seems pointless to be on any medication that isn't actually doing anything. ... (10 replies)
... Like the others have said, Metformin does work differently for everyone, BUT it can make a big difference. ... (7 replies)
... hey every one i do have pcos and i have bee off of Glucophage for 4 years and i was on it for a year. and i dont know if i can get pregnant we have been tring to get pregnant for a while and i dont know if i can have kids. but i am having regular periods.and we took two pregnacy last month and well one show two line but the secon line was very light and when we took the second... (7 replies)
... Well, my story is not so short and sweet but i'll try. I had to self diagnose my PCOS. My doctors kept insisting that I stay on BC. I couldn't stand it because on BC my PMS was the worst and I was very moody. And how can I get preg on BC. Also, I attempted suicide during one of my really bad episodes of PMS and I knew I had to do something. I knew it was my PMS because I... (7 replies)
... Well, again I am so grateful to you for your responses. Last time I posted and go zero response. Yes, I have thought about using clomid and did lots of research on it. But with the possible side effects I decided to try a couple of other things first. Getting the massages first w/o metf then with metf since AF never came I started back on the pills according to what I read... (7 replies)
... have you thought about moving on to clomid? (7 replies)
... i have stoped a week before af and didn't get it. but i never know when to expect it only time i was regular was when i was on bc pill. one time i took met. for three months not missing or quiting i was regular when-in a couple of days. but got af on my own this month just late. so i started it again on day 1 of cycle. (7 replies)
... Thanks for the reply. But question did you ever stop like a week before AF was due and then missed it. I'm telling you I can't handle the wait thing it drives me crazy. Right now I'm crying and I think it's all the stress. I just want AF to come if I'm not so I can at least be relieved from this guessing. I started back on the pills again. We will see I can't handle anymore... (7 replies)
... i'm really bad about taking mine. sometimes i do sometimes for a month i won't. i can always tell i don't have an af that month. (7 replies)
... Ok, here's something that no one here has spoken about. I am trying alternative methods to TTC. I have PCOS and have been taking metf for about 2 1/2 yrs or so. I have TTC on this alone. I have had no success. The metf regulated my visits from AF. but no pregnancy. So I went to Tecate & got a fertility massage and drank some herbal tea that tasted the worst. I stopped... (7 replies)
Few Questions
Aug 30, 2007
... I couldn't lose weight no matter what before I started taking Metformin due to PCOS. Now I've lost 20lbs and I'm not stopping there. If you can do it on your own, great! The Metformin also helps with other PCOS related issues, like regulating your cycle, etc. ... (4 replies)
... what test is that to make sure you are ovulating? the only tests ive had done are the ultrasound and the lh,fsh, testosterone, dhea. the last time i tested they came out all normal. my glucose levels are all within normal range. i did a fasting insulin level and it came out LOW (which is opposite what it should be if i had insulin resistance right?) thats why my current... (4 replies)
... For me, stopping the depo is one of the best decisions I have made for my PCOS health. ... (1 replies)
... If tests can't show anything maybe I'm wasting my money going to see the dr. I'd like to try metformin but I don't know if she'll prescribe it without a definitive diagnosis. ... (3 replies)
... f them, and lots on this board have healthy babies. Now that I am getting my symptoms under control, I will try in about a year to get pregnant. I am afraid of stopping my spiro and Yasmine though. They have helped me so much. Just hang in there, and best of luck to you. You are not alone. There are alot of us out there. ... (3 replies)

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