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Pcos Taking Metformin
Pcos taking metformin for 1 yr what are the chances of lactic acidosis n how long use of it is safe for me kindly explain?
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
Pcos. Taking metformin trying for baby frm 1yr. B4 30 dys frm last 6 mth my menstural cycle is 44, 49 n last ws55 days. Bleedng for 20dys. Drs don't check?
What are best diet and lifestyle choices for pcos? Taking metformin 500mg/3x day. Have had one ruptured cyst.
34/f hist of pcos. Taking metformin. Tracking cycles for 3 months. Positive OPK cd21 w/dark (almost black) spotting. Is this a true positive result?
Sounds like it: If you do a home ovulation kit and it is positive there is no good reason to think that it is a false positive. You could have a Progesterone blood test done by your doctor 7 days after the positive result. If the level is above 10 then it is a true test indicating you did ovulate. You could also check a pregnancy test in 10-14 days. Good luck. ...Read more
I m having Pcos taking metformin 1000 mg twice, ginette35 & folvite (folic acid) Mb. Am I ovulating? How to find out.
Maybe: Some women on birth control pills still ovulate but most do not. You would need to follow your cycle with ultrasounds and bloodwork to know for sure. You would need to see the growth of an egg and its release ...Read more
Diagnosed w/ pcos, taking metformin currently. What are my chances of getting pregnant, I now have regular periods.?
Hi having Pcos taking metformin & ginette 35 from 7 months. Now I want to conceive, can I start taking Clomid (clomiphene) with metformin? .
Discuss with Dr: You may not need Clomid (clomiphene) to conceive after stopping Ginette. Some PCOS patients are able to ovulate and conceive just on Metformin and/or with weight loss. Try using ovulation predictor kit. IHowever, if you have been actively trying to conceive without success (on prenatal vitamins), see a Dr with expertise on infertility for further evaluation and possible treatment with Clomid (clomiphene). ...Read more
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, taking metformin 850 mg, follicum, taken pregnyl 5000 iu injection, my doc called to take vaginal ultrasound at 20 days, wat will she examine?
Ave endometriosis and pcos. Taking metformin and Clomid (clomiphene) to see if I can get pregnant winfertility treatments. Is it possible to get pregnant w/this type of medicine combo?
I have PCOS, taking metformin 1000mg twice a day with aldectone 100, got my period twice in June 2015, had birth control pills twice that month after sex. Not getting periods since then. Gaining weight now. Want early periods! HELP ASAP!
Unclear: It is unclear what you mean by taking "birth control pills twice after sex.” I think you mean that you are taking emergency contraception. If so then that explains the irregular bleeding. Have you considered taking a regular birth control pill daily to help regulate the cycles with PCOS? This is a common approach. ...Read more
Trying to get pregnant. My impression in vaginal scan report is anteverted uterus with pco. Taking metformin and my cycle is regular. Am I able to pregna?
Is there a different types of metformin to threat pcos im taking metformin denk 500ing is this the right one?
Yes: There may be different manufacturers but it's the same drug. You are on the correct medication. ...Read more
I have PCOS & Been taking metformin for 9 months now. I've been exercising & eating healthier. Any other suggestion w/ asst. Getting pregnant?
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?
Can you ovulated on your period when you have PCOS? Not taking metformin at the present time just bcp.
Trying to conceive having pcos and taking metformin, every month I got dark brown blood in start and end of periods is it normal?
Can be normal: The good news is that you are getting a monthly cycle! If you have a day or two of dark spotting right before or at the end of your period that can be normal, as long as the total length is still 7 days or less. Dark just means old. So when the flow is slow, the blood has more time to change color before it comes out. If you have more than 7 days of bleeding, get checked out by your gyn. ...Read more
Would having pcos and taking metformin and spironolactone for it prevent me from donating blood plasma?
Check: With your blood bank, as regulation vary from one place to another. Probably not a candidate. ...Read more
Dr can I get twins if iam taking fertab 50 mg? I am having regular periods and all, but have pcos and taking metformin for that
Possibly: Using clomifene increases the risk of twins from 2-5% for normal pregnancy to about 5%. ...Read more
I'm having 8 follicles in left and 10 in right ovary. So am I having pcos? I'm taking metformin for past 3 months and im in regular menstrual cycle
PCOS: Confimation of PCOS is made on ultrasound. The number of follicles seen can be many or just a few depending on whether you have been pregnant or not. If your cycles are regular on metformin, I would not worry about the number of follicles in your ovary unless you are trying to get pregnant. Discus this with your gynecologist if you have questions. ...Read more
I'm trying to conceive, what is the best pre natal vitamin should I take? Can I buy it without prescription? And im also have pcos and taking metformin
Almost any: Any prenatal vitamin should be fine. Most recommendations are to include dha with the vitamins. ...Read more
I have PCOS and taking metformin (bid). I Have been having irregular period but I want to know am I still ovulating? Trying to get. Pregnant
Not ovulating: If you still have your irregular cycles, you are most likely not ovulating. You need to talk to your physician about further treatment ...Read more
I have pcos, and taking metformin, We're also trying to conceive but a week before my expected period I had some spotting and cramping, could I be preg?
My doctors told me I have pcos, & I'm taking metformin for it. My period has returned does that mean I will be back ovulating soon?
Period: If you had a period (not bleeding for other reasons) then you ovulated. Hopefully you will continue to do so but cannot guarantee you will, or for certain when. Watch for the next period, and good luck. ...Read more
Hi I am having Pcos I am taking metformin 1000 mg, ginette35 & folvite (folic acid) MB after taking medicine I lost 6-7 kg of weight. I wanted to conceive guide me?
Do you really need ginette and fovite?
What you do need to do is make an appointment to see an obstetrician.
Diabetes under control will not interfere with your having a beautiful new baby. Decades ago my mother gave birth to a boy after she had known diabetes for at least 6 or 7 years. That younger brother is now 64 and quite healthy. ...Read more
I have pcos. I'm taking metformin rejumet right now. My period is regular. If I have unprotected sex, can I get pregnant despite having these cysts?
Yes: Plenty of women with pcos and irregular cycles get pregnant in setting of unprotected intercourse. ...Read more
Yes.: Metformin may help with insulin resistance usually seen with PCOS. Harmoni-f is an oral contraceptive pill which will help regulate your periods. If you are trying to conceive then you may stop the Harmoni-f after 2 or 3 months and let your doctor give you ovulation inducing drugs such as Clomid (clomiphene). Note: metformin may also cause ovulation. ...Read more