How much Metformin is necessary to treat polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) during pregnancy? How much should I take to treat diabetes? What should my dosage be?
What are the side effects of Metformin? Usually the side effects of Metformin depend on how much of the medicine you take, and they tend to lessen over time.
All about Metformin during pregnancy, breastfeeding and trying to conceive (TTC). Is it safe?
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is often associated with impaired fertility. Patients may suffer from reduced or absent ovulation, irregular menstrual cycles and difficulty conceiving as a result.
Clomiphene is superior to metformin in achieving live birth in infertile women with the polycystic ovary syndrome, although multiple birth is a complication.
Is Metformin a problem during pregnancy?
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PCOS is characterized by oligo-amenorrhea, clinical and/or biochemical hyperandrogenism, polycystic ovaries, and, often, morbid obesity.
[This post is the second part of my story on how I found out I had fertility problems. Please see my previous post, "Part 1" of When I Knew Something Was Wrong.]
There appears to be a higher rate of miscarriage, gestational diabetes, pregnancy-induced high blood pressure, and premature delivery in women with PCOS.
Young African-American women are more likely to develop triple negative strains of breast cancer. These strains have a high mortality rate with most patients living less than five years.
About 1 in 3 of the nearly 8 million women in the US with infertility have received drugs to induce ovulation and the #1 reason why women don't ovulate (anovulation) is Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS).
The rate of multiple births was significantly lower with metformin. Because multiple gestation is associated with higher complication rates and medical costs, our data offer an additional reason for use of metformin to induce ovulation for OI in PCOS patients.