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How Does Metformin Help Pcos Symptoms
Many functions: Metformin continues to impress us as physicians with its ability to restore many endocrine functions gone awry. Some of its mechanisms we still dont know but for the most part and particularly in women with pcos and Insulin resistance component, metformin helps in decreasing Insulin resistance which in turn will lower total Insulin production and reduce ovarian production of testosterone. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Pcos is a metabolic disorder affecting 8-10% of women that may cause irregular periods, acne or increased hair growth, infertility or subfertility, and increases the risk of diabetes. To diagnose pcos, we need 2 out of 3 of: 1. Irregular or no periods 2. Acne, hair growth and/or blood tests showing too much male-type hormones (androgens) 3. Ultrasound showing large ovaries ...Read more
Details Symptoms: PCOS- potential Insulin Resistance and about 25-35% become diabetics. Tendency to Cardiac complications, and high lipids. Metformin side effects: a) early,- nausea bloating vomiting, and loose Bowels. b) Learn to avoid CT scans with iodine contrast- at any timr c) stop 3 days prior to CT scan,or surgery ...Read more
Pcos on metformin 1000mg bid, dull burning pain on l ovary. Had it bfr but what can it be from. Scared. Pls tell me the causes of these symptoms.
Possible ovulation: With polycystic ovarian syndrome you may actually ovulate on your own by taking metformin alone. If there is concern see your physician. Though, what you're describing may actually be ovulation. If you menstruate spontaneously approximately two weeks after feeling these pains then this may indicate ovulation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Varies: If concerned about side effects, consider life style changes which are totally safe. See the will power instinct by kelly mcgonigal to make successful changes. If you eat 6 equal healthy meals rich in anti-oxidants, do will power training for 5 minutes and exercise for 15 minutes you will definitely improve health. Check 25-oh vit d3 and make sure in high healthy range. ...Read more
I'm on metformin 2000 for Pcos helped my periods a little now my dhea's level high over 700 is related to metformin? Do we have to treat if no symptom
So, I have 2 of 3 symptoms of PCOS, what are the possibilities of having twins while taking Clomid, Metformin or any other meds to control PCOS?
Let's clarify...: Clomid is not a "treatment" for PCOS it is an ovulation inductor and yes, twin pregnancies are very common with this medicine. Other medicines used to control PCOS are contraceptives and metformin. These two do not induce ovulation. If you get pregnant while taking metformin only, your risk of twins is the same as the general population unless twins run in your family. ...Read more
6wks no period, 3home test neg. 1dr visit neg. Lot of preggo symptoms. Take metformin for pcos. Still feel preg. Last mense 15 of nov.?
Switched to metformin ER in march, had period in april but missed since. Having some symptoms but have pcos. Could I be pregnant? Neg test so far.
Maybe but doubt: Pcos causes infertility and irregular and usually less bleeding because of anovulation (no eggs released).Metformin has many effects, including increasing the likelihood of getting pregnant in pcos. However if no period since april, and negative pregnancy test, this is unlikely. Most pregnancy tests including at home are very sensitive and pick up changes very early, so likely would be positive no. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it normal to be pregnant and have no symptoms? Prev pregnant blighted ovum and lots of symptoms. Not now and i'm around 5-6 weeks pcos taking metformin
I have pcos and am on sprintec and metformin. Is sprintec a proper birth control to treat pcos and its symptoms like acne?
Sprintec is one : Of many useful tools for pcos. It contains a low androgen progestin norgestimate which is useful for women with pcos and androgen sensitivity. Sprintec and tri-sprintec are the generics for ortho cyclen and ortho tri-cyclen. Sounds like a reasonable plan. Give it a try! ...Read more
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