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When do you ovulate on metformin?

When do you ovulate on metformin?

Ovulation: Metformin had been used in conjunction with Clomid (clomiphene) to stimulate ovulation in people with pcos. Metformin basically does not induce ovulation, more likely by adjusting Insulin level allows other natural hormones to act and aid ovulation. So if you ovulate under therapy you should ovulate somewhere between 14-16 days from your last menstrual period. ...Read more

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Metformin (Definition)

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


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Does glucophage (metformin) help restore ovulation?

Does glucophage (metformin) help restore ovulation?

Sometimes: It can help in women who are Insulin resistant, particularly those with polycystic ovarian syndrome. It is not much help in women without these problems. ...Read more

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Can metformin make you ovulate within a week of taking it?

Can metformin make you ovulate within a week of taking it?

Unlikely, but...: The answer is it does not usually work that fast, but it is possible if started at the right time in your bodies cycle (which is unpredictable by the nature of PCOS). Also, keep in mind many if not most women with PCOS do occasionally ovulate without treatment. I advise all of my patients to use protection if they do not want to get pregnant as soon as they start treatment! ...Read more

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When can I expect to ovulate on metformin? Will be a mnth on metform 3/12/14.

When can I expect to ovulate on metformin? Will be a mnth on metform 3/12/14.

No guarantee: Metformin helps women with polycystic ovarian syndrome and Insulin resistance. By decreasing Insulin resistance it helps to regulate periods, and can help with ovulation, but the efficacy varies from person to person. Sometimes it works rapidly (within one month), but other times can take months to work, or may not work well enough alone, so that you require other treatment. ...Read more

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Hi,I would like to know does Metformin regulate irregular ovulation.Its making me frisky.

Hi,I would like to know does Metformin regulate irregular ovulation.Its making me frisky.

Metformin use: Metformin is often used in PCOS patients to "regulate" anovulatory cycles. Once ovulation is imminent then Mother Nature tends to "ramp up" desire for action with normal hormonal balance at ovulation. ...Read more

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Can Clomid (clomiphene) with metformin extend the ovulation day?

Can Clomid (clomiphene) with metformin extend the ovulation day?

No: The ovulation period can not be extended. However, fertility treatments such as Clomid (clomiphene) and metformin may improve your ovulation and make your cycles more regular or change the interval. ...Read more

Dr. Philip Chenette
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Ovulation (Definition)

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Glucophage (Definition)

Glucophage is a diabetes-related agent which is a kind of ...Read more