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I have been on metformin 3x's a day for the last month for pcos......Will this increase my chances of conceiving?
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Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: It may
It really depends on the reasons you were prescribed the metformin, but women with ovulatory infertility related to pcos, specifically with Insulin resistance, often experience more normal ovulations.

In brief: It may
It really depends on the reasons you were prescribed the metformin, but women with ovulatory infertility related to pcos, specifically with Insulin resistance, often experience more normal ovulations.
Dr. Gerard Honore
Dr. Gerard Honore
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Dr. Nadu Tuakli
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: It may
Women with pcos have been shown to have Insulin resistance possibly an effect from the truncal obesity that can occur with pcos.
Metformin improves the Insulin resistance, also many women with pcos have irregular periods with irregular ovulation. Many women find their periods regulate on the metfomin which indicates that they are ovulating more frequently which improves your chances of conceiving.

In brief: It may
Women with pcos have been shown to have Insulin resistance possibly an effect from the truncal obesity that can occur with pcos.
Metformin improves the Insulin resistance, also many women with pcos have irregular periods with irregular ovulation. Many women find their periods regulate on the metfomin which indicates that they are ovulating more frequently which improves your chances of conceiving.
Dr. Nadu Tuakli
Dr. Nadu Tuakli
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Dr. Walter Kobasa
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Possibly
Some studies show that metformin can help some of the problems with pcos.
Hopefully it will help you acheive pregnancy, but if you do not get pregnant get an in depth evaluation of other causes of infertilty.

In brief: Possibly
Some studies show that metformin can help some of the problems with pcos.
Hopefully it will help you acheive pregnancy, but if you do not get pregnant get an in depth evaluation of other causes of infertilty.
Dr. Walter Kobasa
Dr. Walter Kobasa
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