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I'm scared to take Metaformin.I have PCOS and I'm pre diabetes because of it.What are the chances of lactic acidosis.Would I know if I had it?thanks

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Dr. Michael Robinson
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: Metformin

Metformin is a commonly used and excellent drug for treatment of PCOS especially when associated with glucose intolerance/prediabetes.
Lactic acid grosses is an uncommon side effect and when occurs is usually in elderly patients who may have kidney dysfunction.

In brief: Metformin

Metformin is a commonly used and excellent drug for treatment of PCOS especially when associated with glucose intolerance/prediabetes.
Lactic acid grosses is an uncommon side effect and when occurs is usually in elderly patients who may have kidney dysfunction.
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