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A 25-year-old female asked:

Can i take metformin for pcos. i am overweightinspite of all sort of diet control.will metformin help in weight loss? what are ots side effects

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Dr. William Conner
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Ok: Metformin may stimulate ovulation. It can help with weight loss. It can cause abdominal pain and nausea. I may affect your electrolytes. See a doctor for guidance.
Last updated Jun 5, 2014

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