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When do you ovulate on metformin

A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
Obstetrics and Gynecology 20 years experience
Ovulation: Metformin had been used in conjunction with Clomid (clomiphene) to stimulate ovulation in people with pcos. Metformin basically does not induce ovulat... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
Sometimes: It can help in women who are Insulin resistant, particularly those with polycystic ovarian syndrome. It is not much help in women without these probl... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Katz
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Unlikely, but...: The answer is it does not usually work that fast, but it is possible if started at the right time in your bodies cycle (which is unpredictable by the ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
Endocrinology 41 years experience
No guarantee: Metformin helps women with polycystic ovarian syndrome and Insulin resistance. By decreasing Insulin resistance it helps to regulate periods, and can... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Metformin use: Metformin is often used in PCOS patients to "regulate" anovulatory cycles. Once ovulation is imminent then Mother Nature tends to "ramp up" desire fo... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carol Peters-tanksley
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
Very little help: Metformin is not considered a good option for inducing ovulation by itself. There is some evidence it may help Clomid (clomiphene) work better in wome... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 24 years experience
Metformin: can sometimes help with restoring ovulation, but not the treatment of choice if that is the goal. Clomid (clomiphene) is far superior if ovulation / ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seth Derman
Fertility Medicine 33 years experience
No: The ovulation period can not be extended. However, fertility treatments such as Clomid (clomiphene) and metformin may improve your ovulation and make ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Well: Not really having all of your history, you might have polycystic ovarian syndrome and metformin has been show to help restore ovulation in those pati... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
IVF doctors: IVF doctors are very particular. They will want to see your sonogram and measure the follicle for themselves. They will then recommended the next step... Read More

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