User Reviews for Metformin
Also known as: Fortamet, Glucophage, Glucophage XR, Glumetza, Riomet
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Reviews for Metformin to treat Female Infertility
"Tried ivf 4 times to no avail. Took this the fifth time and it worked! I was never diagnosed with pcos.Don't think I have it. Don't know why metformin worked but it is awesome. Makes me feel full and gives me diarrhea but whatever."
Jr916 (taken for 1 to 6 months) March 26, 2016
4 users found this comment helpful.
"I had Polycystic ovarian syndrome since 3 months. My doctor suggested to take metformin 3 pills per day. I suffered form side effectes like nausea, vomiting sensation. Me and my hubby are trying to get conceive, hope it will works."
Anonymous (taken for less than 1 month) April 8, 2015
6 users found this comment helpful.
"I got pregnant in 2003 with no problem. Went on birth control. we started trying again for 4 years no pregnancy. I was told I now had polycystic ovarian syndrome. Pretty heavily. So I started taking 3 pills a day. I got pregnant Within 3 months. Healthy baby boy is now 2 years old. The only problem was I had diarrhea. It slowly got better. But I would take it again!"
Sherbess January 14, 2015
55 users found this comment helpful.
"I must be the small percentage who seems to suffer all side effects. I have had the diarrhea, sweats, insomnia, stomach pain, weight loss, and the list goes on. I'm on 1.5 pills per day and have to find a way to work myself up to 3 pills a day. I suffer from polycystic ovarian syndrome and endometriosis and am hoping this will help with that and my infertility."
Not loving it (taken for 1 to 6 months) September 21, 2013
30 users found this comment helpful.
"I just started taking metformin. This was given to me by my ob/gyn because I just got married and my husband and I are trying to have baby. Just started this week so the side effect haven't hit me fully, I do get the stomach pain. I haven't been diagnosed with PCOS but I think I have it. So far things are looking okay. Just waiting to see if everything fall in to place."
missJ2 November 11, 2011
18 users found this comment helpful.
Glucophage (metformin): "Did 5 failed IVF and 2 months on this and got pregnant naturally."
Anonymous September 8, 2011
82 users found this comment helpful.
Glucophage (metformin): "By personal experience 3 of 5 of my friends get successful results when used Glucophage."
dunya August 17, 2010
32 users found this comment helpful.
"So far so good."
Anonymous December 6, 2009
14 users found this comment helpful.
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