glucophage vs my sister's condition?
- 26 Jul 2009 by adni_novianto
- glucophage, female infertility
my sister on checking to doctor (obgyn). she try to have baby..
her doctor give her glucophage and vitamin (folavit; folat acid).
my question: what is the relation glucophage and her condition???
and what is the side effect of glucophage on related with her condition???
after she consumted glucophage, her body (phisically) look so FAT and she didn't get menstruation for 2 months.
27 Jul 2009
Glucophage (metformin) is a medicine that helps control blood sugar levels, most commonly used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes. Glucophage is also used to help stimulate ovulation in patients who are having trouble conceiving.
It may be that your sister has polycystic ovary syndrome (http://www.drugs.com/enc/polycystic-ovary-disease.html) a condition that can cause infertility. Glucophage is often prescribed to women with this condition as it assists the body with responding to and managing its insulin which in turn helps the ovaries function more regularly, and creates a more regular ovulation cycle. This greatly improves the ability to conceive.
If your sister has experienced rapid weight gain with the Glucophage, she should let her doctor know.
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