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Does metformin 500 cause missed periods? Was put on it for pcos but had regular cycles before tht. Was also diagnosed with hypothyroid but under control

Generally no. Metformin is used to induce normal menses if you have pcos. Usually you need at least 1000-2000 mg/day in divided doses. Hypothyroidism can also affect periods, as can many other disorders, including pregnancy, if the metformin was able to restore your fertility, which is common. Read more...
No! I have never seen metformin interrupt menses. However, the underlying metabolic syndrome, causing pcos may have gotten worse. Also, a low thyroid which you had causes excessive periods and bleeding. Correcting this may have given the impression that your menses were normal. Finally, if you are over treated with thyroid-you will be amennorheac. Read more...

Started metformin for prediabetes & pcos. Had sex one time/first time. Missed period next month. Very light line on preg. Stick. Can it be false +?

Can recheck in 1 wk. Home pregnancy tests are very accurate and not affected by foods, herbs, common illnesses, sexually transmitted diseases, or medications. A correctly done urine test gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have happened) or 1 week after missing a period. If done sooner, a positive result is likely real, but a negative result may be due to testing too soon. Read more...