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How likley am I too get pregnant with pcos while taking metformin?

How likley am I too get pregnant  with pcos while taking metformin?

Better chance: Metformin use increases your chance of pregnancy, but not 100%--not even close. We don't have a good way of predicting acurately your chance of getting pregnant, but it helps. Good luck to you... ...Read more

Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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How long it may take to get pregnant with pcos i m at metformin for 4 months?

How long it may take to get pregnant with pcos i m at metformin for 4 months?

Pregnancy: Is not guaranteed just because you're on metformin. Make sure you're on the most effective dose of 2, 000 mg/day. Usually menses return to normal in several months, and fertility follows soon after, but not in all women. Check w/your doctor for further therapy if needed. ...Read more

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Can i take other fertility helpers with my metformin and Clomid (clomiphene) to help get pregnant with pcos?

Can i take other fertility helpers with my metformin and Clomid (clomiphene) to help get pregnant with pcos?

Maybe: Fertility helpers can be: fertility tests not done, surgery for other problems, adding IUI in some cases. If the clomid/metformin are causing you to ovulate then time may work. Later try coh/iui or ivf. Other otc supplements may be helpful full or harmful. Recently, coq-10 and dhea have been popular but all these should be used with doc management. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Hello, I have pcos and am currently taking metformin. I'm wanting to get pregnant but it's been several months and still nothing. Any suggestions?

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I have pcos and am currently taking metformin. I'm wanting to get pregnant but it's been several months and still nothing. Any suggestions?

Pcos pregnancy: hello ~ I am going to be wise and duck that question because you have asked an impossibly hard question with impossibly little time to achieve anything like a satisfactory answer. I suggest you seeing your OB GYN and redirecting that question to him/her. You might consider booking a double appointment for THAT AS WELL. MANY THANKS ...Read more

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Im taking metformin 1000mg daily, diagnosed w/pcos, will I get pregnant, what does metformin do for me? I want to get pregnant by jan 2016.

Im taking metformin 1000mg daily, diagnosed w/pcos, will I get pregnant, what does metformin do for me? I want to get pregnant by jan 2016.

Metformin in PCOS: should increase the likelihood of pregnancy. It should also help to normalize your metabolism, regular your period, and promote weight loss. Some women with PCOS do become pregnant within a short period after beginning to take Metformin. If you are overweight, you will have a much healthier pregnancy, if you loss weight prior to conception. If you are trying to conceive take Folic Acid daily. ...Read more

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I have pcos and can not get pregnant I read that taking metformin can help with ovulation. Is it ok to take one pill a day at 500mg?

I have pcos and can not get pregnant I read that taking metformin can help with ovulation. Is it ok to take one pill a day at 500mg?

Yes: This is a common treatment for pcos to help ovulation (sometimes combined with clomid) however you need to do this under the supervision of a physician to prevent complications ...Read more

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I have pcos and I'm not ovulating.. I have started taking 500mg metformin 2 times a day for a week now.. Is there a chance for me to get pregnant?

I have pcos and I'm not ovulating.. I have started taking 500mg metformin 2 times a day for a week now.. Is there a chance for me to get pregnant?

Yes: If you start ovulating with this dose, you could get pregnant but it may take a higher dose and/or the addition of clomid (clomiphene). Weight loss is easier on metformin and it also can help you start ovulating. Exercise and a diabetic diet help. Hope this helps. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have PCOS & was taking metformin to get pregnant.I did and stopped taking it.I had my baby 6 mo's ago & was wondering if i should start taking again?

I have PCOS & was taking metformin to get pregnant.I did and stopped taking it.I had my baby 6 mo's ago & was wondering if i should start taking again?

MAYBE.: IF MENSTRUAL CYCLES RESUMES SPONTANEOUSLY YOU CAN HOLD OFF METFORMIN..ALTERNATIVELY IF PERIODS ARE IRREGULAR WOULD RESUME METFORMIN. BUT BEWARE OF POSSIBILTY OF PREGNANCY IF NOT ON SOME FORM OF CONTRACEPTION. ...Read more

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I have PCOS and I take metformin twice/day for 6 months now. I've been exercising and eating better. Any suggestions on how to get pregnant ?

I have PCOS and I take metformin twice/day for 6 months now. I've been exercising and eating better. Any suggestions on how to get pregnant ?

Doing right: You are doing all the right things. Hopefully, you doctor is adjusting your meteor min doseage. There are some new studies showing that letrazole is helpful for infertility in PCOS. You might want to use an ovulation predictor kit to see if you are already ovulating with your current regimen. Good luck ...Read more

Dr. David Sneid
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That reduces liver production of glucose- other benefits: can't cause low blood sugar when used alone, likely cariovascular benefit, may reduce complications of diabetes, may reduce cancer risk ...Read more


Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (Definition)

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