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A 25-year-old female asked:

Is it safe to use metformin to weight loss? i'm not diabetic, my mother is, and i have polycystic ovary... (&want babies in the future)

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Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Not approved for WL: Although in studies pts who take metformin for various reasons have lost weight, this is not an indication for this medication.
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