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Is it okay to have pcos and take metformin while pregnant?

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Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Possibly: Hi. It's being done more and more. It's not FDA-approved, but as you probably know, the FDA lags far behind the scientific community. As your OB. She/he will advise you. Good luck!

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A 34-year-old female asked:

I have pcos and im pregnant. Can i continue to take metformin while pregnant?

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Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Endocrinology 52 years experience
Yes and 'no': Medically lot's of data published in europe on its safety during pregnancy to treat diabetes and pcos patients have high risk gestational diabetes but in usa fda has not approved metformin in pregnancy.

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