Does anyone recommend Metformin for PCOS?

Does anyone recommend Metformin for PCOS?

My older sister also has PCOS and has been taking Metformin. She says it works and has been helping her with symptoms including losing weight. Any more recommendations? Tips/advice? Other alternatives?

A myPCOSteam Member said:

Hey there is a natural form called inositol. Search on google inositol for pcos and there is a good article. I think its by tarryn poulton. If you wanted to try it i buy it in iherb.com

posted about 3 years ago
A myPCOSteam Member said:

I've been on Metformin for over 10 years. It keeps my cycle regulated, and keeps the insulin resistance in check, but I have digestive issues from taking it. I take probiotics to help that, and it works most of the time.

posted about 3 years ago
A myPCOSteam Member said:

I was on Metformin for about 8 years, it helped regulate my cycles after a while though I had difficultly with my blood sugar going way too low. I did not have any weight loss and eventually went off and my cycles are still very regular now.

posted about 3 years ago
A myPCOSteam Member said:

@A myPCOSteam Member i read an article that said it has been shown to help. I have been taking it for 6 weeks so not noticed any difference yet but hoping it will ๐Ÿ˜€

posted about 3 years ago
A myPCOSteam Member said:

I dont recommend it. It has made my symptoms worse

posted over 1 year ago
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