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Can glucophage (metformin) eat by pregnant woman?

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Dr. Grace Akoh-Arrey
Pharmacology

In brief: Yes

While some human data suggests low risk of taking metformin during pregnancy, the information is limited.
Thus, the preferred treatment is insulin, fproviding better sugar control/ will not cross the placenta. Also remember that dietary control/ physical activity are corner stone of diabetes care.Goal is healthy baby /healthy mom. Work closely with your doctor for a better outcome.Take care.

In brief: Yes

While some human data suggests low risk of taking metformin during pregnancy, the information is limited.
Thus, the preferred treatment is insulin, fproviding better sugar control/ will not cross the placenta. Also remember that dietary control/ physical activity are corner stone of diabetes care.Goal is healthy baby /healthy mom. Work closely with your doctor for a better outcome.Take care.
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