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Hypothyroidism And Metformin
The thyroid gland is an endocrine organ located in the front part of the neck. Its role is to make thyroid hormones, which control the way cells use energy. Hyperthyroidism results when the thyroid gland is overactive and too much thyroid hormone is produced, which speeds up metabolism. This results in weight loss, a quick heartbeat, sweating, nervousness, ...Read more
Fatty liver and hypothyroid ok to take metformin even with gallstones?No attack of gallstones so far
November - diagnosed hypothyroid given Armour Thyroid + metformin for pcos. Increased exercise 3 days to everyday.Now clothes dont fit - too tight! ?
November - diagnosed hypothyroid put on Armour Thyroid + metformin for pcos. Increased exercise 3 days to everyday.Now clothes dont fit? please help!
How to avoid risk of miscarriage during 1st trimester. I I have hypothyroidism (100mcg) pre diabetic ( on metformin lab show A1c back to 5.2 )?
Hv been on metformin for 2 months (500mgx2) for pcos but haven't noticed any significant weight loss.What cld the prob b?Also hypothyroid on medication
Does metformin 500 cause missed periods?Was put on it for pcos but had regular cycles before tht.Was also diagnosed with hypothyroid but under control
No!: I have never seen metformin interrupt menses. However, the underlying metabolic syndrome, causing pcos may have gotten worse. Also, a low thyroid which you had causes excessive periods and bleeding. Correcting this may have given the impression that your menses were normal. Finally, if you are over treated with thyroid-you will be amennorheac. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have hypothyroidism, metabolic syndrome and am pre-diabetic., with gallstones. Will metformin and Synthroid (thyroxine) help?
See below: Synthroid (thyroxine) can help hypothyroidism, dosing should be started by your dr.Metformin can help with blood sugar control, though there is no specific recommendations when it cones to pre-diabetes. Exercise and proper diet should be part of the treatment as well. Be well. ...Read more