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If a pregnant woman with pcos who is on glucophage (metformin) eats something that makes her sick will it affect the baby?

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Dr. David Bergman
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
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In brief: Glucophage (metformin)

No it shouldn't. Most GI issues r at the GI surface only and rarely are systematic and.
Blood borne & therefore passed to the fetus.

In brief: Glucophage (metformin)

No it shouldn't. Most GI issues r at the GI surface only and rarely are systematic and.
Blood borne & therefore passed to the fetus.
Dr. David Bergman
Dr. David Bergman
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Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Food poisoning

Whether you are on glucophage (metformin) or not, sometimes something you eat gives you vomiting and diarrhea.
This is usually a problem that will resolve by itself. The fetus is not affected.

In brief: Food poisoning

Whether you are on glucophage (metformin) or not, sometimes something you eat gives you vomiting and diarrhea.
This is usually a problem that will resolve by itself. The fetus is not affected.
Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
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