my diagnosis is... polycystic ovaries... over a dozen cysts in each of my ovaries from an OB-GYN in the Philippines after a transvaginal exam. i was prescribed Metformin HCI, 500 mg, 3x a day, for a whole year. i never had a blood drawn in the Philippines. i was never diagnosed diabetes, last check up, well yrs. ago, my blood sugar was fine. so i cannot understand now why i was prescribed this meds, could this medicine help me? my only other issue is that i'm verry irregular w/ my menstrual cycle. I just found out this meds is for type 2 diabetes and i'm not even diabetic. someone pls help me..thanks