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A 25-year-old female asked:

I havent try clomid, (clomiphene)and im taking metformin now,is it safe?im ttc,will it help? i have pcos

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Dr. Bryan Kurtz
A Verified Doctoranswered
Obstetrics & Gynecology 36 years experience
Yes: Metformin treats the Insulin resistance associated with PCOS. Often, it is all you need to get ovulating. It requires patience, as it can take up to 6 months to correct Insulin resistance and PCOS. In my experience, if you are already on Metformin, Clomid (clomiphene) or Letrozole work better at inducing ovulation. Also, it reduces the risk of miscarriage pts with PCO have when taken through 1st trimester.
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