I dont have any medical issues I just want to know if I can take metformin to get pregnant, does it Increase my chance if i take it
I don't have the answer to your question, but haven't heard of it, but here is a link that may help you...
Hello ashtian and welcome to the site. I wanted to share here that if you have no known medical issues... why would you want to take this med??? It is used for diabetes. "Metformin is now believed to be the most widely prescribed antidiabetic drug in the world; in the United States alone, more than 48 million prescriptions were filled in 2010 for its generic formulations."
And, because it does have adverse side effects, among them being hypoglycemia, why would you want to throw that into the mix??? It will not aid you in getting pregnant any quicker but it could cause issues for you AFTER you get pregnant. I wouldn't take it for that and see no benefit to taking something like that if you are not a diabetic already.
Metformin is commonly used as a fertility drug to treat PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Disease) and Adrenal Hyperplasia. It works by regulating hormones that become out of control due to insulin issues. Metformin is first and formost a diabetic medication. You need to discuss this with your OB/GYN or a Fertility doctor, as there can be other concerns with Metfomin. I hope this has helped and please remember it is a diabetic medication.
- Metformin Information for Consumers
- Metformin Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Metformin (detailed)
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