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Polycystic ovarian disease and 2 months pregnant. Do I stay on glucophage (metformin)?
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Dr. Bryan Treacy
Gynecology
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In brief: Probably
A little controversial but most recommend women stay on glucophage (metformin) who conceive on glucophage (metformin).

In brief: Probably
A little controversial but most recommend women stay on glucophage (metformin) who conceive on glucophage (metformin).
Dr. Bryan Treacy
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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
If you are not diabetic, you do not derive any benefit from the medication for your pregnancy and you can stop the glucophage. If you develop Gestational Diabetes you could be treated with the glucophage then.
Dr. Mazin Abdullah
I recommend staying on glucophage, we believe it may decrease the incidence of gestational diabetes, can decrease androgens, makes insulin more efficient. But it is contoversal. Your OB should guide u on benefits and risks
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