Who all has been diagnosed with PCOS and have been prescribed Metformin? Has it worked as far as achieving pregnancy!?! Was an OBGYN the doctor who prescribed the medication to you? I don't have any pre diabetes or diabetes period. I'm not extremely over weight I'm 4 foot eleven inches tall and weigh 140 lbs. so I'm not extremely skinny but not obese either. My fiancé doesn't want me to take the medication however I got ahold of some and have heard that the medication has been used to… read more
I was prescribed metformin (500mg, twice daily), however it was only to regulate my cycle.. I wasn't ttc. my Primary Care Physician prescribed it.
I wish you the best!
My daughter is not diabetic but was prescribed Metformin as well to try to regulate her hormones. I always thought Metformin was used only in cases of patients that had diabetes but learned it is used for hormonal disorders as well. I don’t know if it is used as a fertility drug, but if an imbalance of hormones is causing infertility issues, it makes sense that if those hormonal imbalances are straightened out, fertility would improve as well.
That is good to hear since my 21 year old daughter was just diagnosed with PCOS. She hardly ever got her period and her hormone levels were all out of wack with the hormone responsible for ovulating bring very low, so her endocrinologist prescribed Metformin for her even though she is not diabetic. I was afraid my daughter having PCOS could mean she is infertile, and while she is not trying to get pregnant now, it is encouraging to read you were able to get pregnant so quickly after being on Metformin.
I got pregnant within two months on metformin and low carb fasting.